Definition of belvedere noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbelvədɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbelvədɪr//
Architectural features
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a small house or structure, sometimes with one side open, designed to give a beautiful view See related entries: Architectural features Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Italian, literally ‘fair sight’, from bel ‘beautiful’ + vedere ‘to see’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: belvedere