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Meaning of VISTA

Pronunciation:  'vistu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
 

VISTA is a 5 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: aspect, panorama, prospect, scene, view
 
 See Also: background, coast, exposure, foreground, glimpse, ground, middle distance, side view, tableau, visual image, visual percept

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vis"ta\, n.; pl. {Vistas}. [It., sight, view, fr. vedere,
p. p. visto, veduto, to see, fr. L. videre, visum. See
{View}, {Vision}.]
A view; especially, a view through or between intervening
objects, as trees; a view or prospect through an avenue, or
the like; hence, the trees or other objects that form the
avenue.

      The finished garden to the view Its vistas opens, and
      its alleys green.                        --Thomson.

      In the groves of their academy, at the end of every
      vista, you see nothing but the gallows.  --Burke.

      The shattered tower which now forms a vista from his
      window.                                  --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

 

 

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