"Mirador", formed from the Spanish verb "mirar", "to look", is the Spanish word for viewpoint, in the sense of an elevated place to enjoy landscapes. A mirador can be as simple as a bench in a city park, or a tower or platform that can be reached after hours of hiking.

Brevity Quest 2020

Mir`a*dor" (?), n. [Sp., fr. mirar to behold, view. See Mirror.] Arch.

Same as Belvedere.


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