belvedere: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bel'vi-dēr", bel"vi-dēr' for 3 also It. bel"ve-de're), [key]
— n.
  1. a building, or architectural feature of a building, designed and situated to look out upon a pleasing scene.
  2. a cigar, shorter and with thinner ends than a corona.
  3. (cap.) a palace in Vatican City, Rome, used as an art gallery.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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