Origin of vista
Definition for vista (2 of 3)
Definition for vista (3 of 3)
Origin of VISTA
Examples from the Web for vista
At that demarcation between inside and out, the vista is most expansive.
Their vista of the snow-capped Andes suggests the Bavarian alps and the view from Berchtesgaden.Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’|Jack Schwartz|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Others boast colorful tiles, captain windows to take in the vista, and fitted doors that give the appearance of a hobbit dwelling.
However, a cold beer nestled in your backpack is the perfect treat when you finally make it to that vista or waterfall.Nine Amazing Places To Skinny Dip Around The World|Erin Cunningham|September 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jay came to the state as a Vista volunteer in the early 1960s and stayed.
Somehow her heart sank at the vista which seemed to stretch out, so fair and pleasant, in Blanche's eyes.Morag|Janet Milne Rae
The horses, no longer excited by a vista of turf, were walking side by side.The Invader|Margaret L. Woods
He says I remind him of a brother of his: which seems to open an abyss or vista of infamy.All Things Considered|G. K. Chesterton
I looked through a vista blooming with pleasures, fruiting with achievements, and beautiful as the cloud-isles of the sunset.Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales|Robert L. Taylor
Fifty-five dollars a month made a big hole in a consular income, and he would gaze down that ten-year vista with a sinking heart.Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas|Lloyd Osbourne
British Dictionary definitions for vista (1 of 2)
Word Origin for vista
British Dictionary definitions for vista (2 of 2)
n acronym for (in the US)
Word Origin and History for vista
1640s, "a view or prospect," from Italian vista "sight, view," noun use of fem. past participle of vedere "see," from Latin videre "to see" (see vision).