There are 3 definitions of vista in English:

vista

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɪstə
 
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noun

  • 1A pleasing view: sweeping lawns and landscaped vistas
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    • Vermont boasts steepled churches, classic villages, rural landscapes and spectacular vistas unspoiled by billboards, highways or malls.
    • This removes the foreground from view and treats the landscape as a panoramic vista rather than a visual extension of the interior space.
    • Any account of how to spend a day in a city as rich in sights, museums, literary connections, architecture, street life, and splendid vistas as Edinburgh can only scratch the surface.
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  • 1.1A long, narrow view as between rows of trees or buildings, especially one closed by a building or other structure.
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    • Like the lovers seated on the grass outside, the music evanesces along the narrowing vista between the trees, and the fountain flows only to ebb.
    • Hooch loved narrow vistas, often a view through a view to another view, especially when peopled with immobile figures.
    • These trees provided an ever-changing vista alongside the road over the years' seasons and we are sure many other regular users of that stretch of road will also be shocked to see their demise.
  • 1.2A mental view of a succession of remembered or anticipated events: vistas of freedom seemed to open ahead of him
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    • Through new vistas of business, it was looking at mopping up revenue to become one of the Fortune 500 companies, the Chief Postmaster General of Tamil Nadu circle said.
    • Your repute and expertise open up new vistas for business expansion.
    • It also has the potential for opening new vistas for business, leisure and religious tourism in Punjab.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Italian, literally 'view', from visto 'seen', past participle of vedere 'see', from Latin videre.

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There are 3 definitions of vista in English:

VISTA

Syllabification: VISTA
Pronunciation: /ˈvistə/

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abbreviation

  • Volunteers in Service to America.

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There are 3 definitions of vista in English:

Vista

Syllabification: Vis·ta
Pronunciation: /ˈvistə/

Entry from US English dictionary

  • A city in southwestern California, north of San Diego; population 91,144 (est. 2008).

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