Definition of vista :
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.
horizon, picture, perspective, scenery, facial expression, expectation, prognosis, eyeshot, expression, thought, medical prognosis, fit, cyclorama, sentiment, lookout, long view, opinion, purview, candidate, outlook, chance, shot, setting, sight, survey, persuasion, tantrum, face, prospect, panorama, diorama, facet, position, scene, conniption
appearance (part of speech: noun)
- To one of Edison's enthusiastic self- confidence the long vista of difficulties ahead- we say it in all sincerity- must have been alluring. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
- With the realization of national unity the vista of the past rapidly cleared up and new points of view were gained. - "The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller", Calvin Thomas.
- As he rose in his stirrups to gaze down a vista through the tree- trunks, he saw the bright, vivid blue of a cloak. - "Man to Man", Jackson Gregory.