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mirador

[mir-uh-dawr, -dohr] /ˌmɪr əˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr/
noun
1.
(in Spanish-speaking countries) any architectural feature, as a loggia or balcony, affording a view of the surroundings.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; < Spanish < Catalan, equivalent to mira(r) to look at (< Latin mīrārī to wonder at) + -dor agent suffix (< Latin -tor -tor)
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British Dictionary definitions for mirador

mirador

/ˌmɪrəˈdɔː/
noun
1.
a window, balcony, or turret
Word Origin
C17: from Spanish, from mirar to look
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