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belvedere definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn [syn: summer cypress, burning bush, fire bush, fire-bush, belvedere, Bassia scoparia, Kochia scoparia]
2: a gazebo sited to command a fine view

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Italian, literally, beautiful view Date: 1593 a structure (as a cupola or a summerhouse) designed to command a view

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a summer-house or open-sided gallery usu. at rooftop level. Etymology: It. f. bel beautiful + vedere see

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Belvedere Bel`ve*dere", n. [It., fr. bello, bel, beautiful + vedere to see.] (Arch.) A small building, or a part of a building, more or less open, constructed in a place commanding a fine prospect.

Moby Thesaurus

Havana, Texas tower, alcove, beacon, bleachers, box of cigars, bridge, cheroot, cigar, cigar box, cigar case, cigar cutter, cigarillo, colorado, conning tower, corona, gallery, gazebo, grandstand, humidor, lighthouse, lookout, loophole, observation post, observatory, outlook, overlook, pagoda, peanut gallery, peephole, pharos, ringside, ringside seat, rope, sighthole, stinker, stogie, top gallery, tower, trichinopoly, watchtower




 


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