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 for vista
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vista \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.
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           The finished garden to the view
           Its vistas opens, and its alleys green.  --Thomson.
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           In the groves of their academy, at the end of every
           vista, you see nothing but the gallows.  --Burke.
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           The shattered tower which now forms a vista from his
           window.                                  --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  vista
      n 1: the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature
           of the park are the beautiful views" [syn: view,
           aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "vista":
     airscape, cityscape, cloudscape, command, domination, eyereach,
     eyeshot, eyesight, field of view, field of vision, horizon, ken,
     landscape, limit of vision, line of sight, lookout, naked eye,
     outlook, outlook over, panorama, perspective, prospect, range,
     riverscape, scan, scape, scene, scenery, scenic view, scope,
     scope of vision, seascape, sight, sightliness, skyscape, survey,
     sweep, townscape, view, waterscape
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Vista, MO -- U.S. village in Missouri
     Population (2000):    55
     Housing Units (2000): 24
     Land area (2000):     0.131145 sq. miles (0.339664 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.131145 sq. miles (0.339664 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            76390
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             37.988824 N, 93.664037 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Vista, MO
      Vista
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Vista, CA -- U.S. city in California
     Population (2000):    89857
     Housing Units (2000): 29814
     Land area (2000):     18.681240 sq. miles (48.384187 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    18.681240 sq. miles (48.384187 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            82996
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             33.193549 N, 117.241140 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     92083 92084
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Vista, CA
      Vista
  

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