Etymology
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vista (n.)

1650s, "a view or prospect," from Italian vista "sight, view," noun use of fem. past participle of vedere "see," from Latin videre "to see" (from PIE root *weid- "to see").

updated on April 28, 2017

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Definitions of vista from WordNet

vista (n.)
the visual percept of a region;
Synonyms: view / aspect / prospect / scene / panorama
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