There are 3 main definitions of vista in English:

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vista 1

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɪstə/

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.
Synonyms
1.1A long, narrow view as between rows of trees or buildings, especially one closed by a building or other structure.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with vista

assister, ballista, bistre (US bister), blister, enlister, glister, lister, mister, resistor, Sandinista, sister, transistor, tryster, twister

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VISTA 2 Syllabification: VISTA
Pronunciation: /ˈvistə/

Entry from US English dictionary

abbreviation

Volunteers in Service to America.

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Vista 3 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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