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Buena Vista

[bwe-nah vees-tah] /ˈbwɛ nɑ ˈvis tɑ/
noun
1.
a village in NE Mexico, near Saltillo: American victory in battle (1847) during the Mexican War.
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  • At Buena Vista he won laurels of glory, in the parlance of the soldier.

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  • How well I recall a rainy afternoon during my stay at Buena Vista!

    Birds of the Rockies Leander Sylvester Keyser
  • Taylor's force at Buena Vista numbered about six thousand men, the larger part of them being but rudely disciplined soldiers.

    The Nation in a Nutshell George Makepeace Towle
  • The foregoing is what my landlord told me one morning at Buena Vista.

    Birds of the Rockies Leander Sylvester Keyser
  • He, too, must have passed near where Buena Vista now stands.

  • The movement in the latter engagement, however, differs essentially from that executed by Davis at Buena Vista.

    The Life of Jefferson Davis Frank H. Alfriend
  • Buena Vista is a town of considerable size and seeming solidity, which is prettily placed among the cottonwoods.

    The Crest of the Continent Ernest Ingersoll
  • We were not disappointed in our anticipations regarding the view from Buena Vista.

  • In two hours we had reached Buena Vista, a lovely spot, eleven hundred and forty feet above Villavicencio.

  • McKee fell while gallantly leading a regiment in the hot fight at Buena Vista.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
British Dictionary definitions for Buena Vista

Buena Vista

/Spanish ˈbwena ˈvista/
noun
1.
a village in NE Mexico, near Saltillo: site of the defeat of the Mexicans by US forces (1847)
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