Buena Vista


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Bue·na Vis·ta

 (bwā′nə vĭs′tə, bwĕ′nä vēs′tä)
A locality in northern Mexico just south of Saltillo. In the Mexican War US forces led by Zachary Taylor defeated a Mexican army commanded by Antonio López de Santa Anna on February 22-23, 1847.

Buena Vista

(Spanish ˈbwena ˈvista)
n
(Placename) a village in NE Mexico, near Saltillo: site of the defeat of the Mexicans by US forces (1847)

Bue′na Vis′ta

(ˈbweɪ nə ˈvɪs tə, ˈvis-)
n.
a village in NE Mexico, near Saltillo: site of U.S. victory in battle (1847) during the Mexican War.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Buena Vista - a pitched battle in the Mexican War in 1847Buena Vista - a pitched battle in the Mexican War in 1847; United States forces under Zachary Taylor defeated the Mexican forces under Santa Anna at a locality in northern Mexico
Mexican War - after disputes over Texas lands that were settled by Mexicans the United States declared war on Mexico in 1846 and by treaty in 1848 took Texas and California and Arizona and New Mexico and Nevada and Utah and part of Colorado and paid Mexico $15,000,000
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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I am less affected by their heroism who stood up for half an hour in the front line at Buena Vista, than by the steady and cheerful valor of the men who inhabit the snowplow for their winter quarters; who have not merely the three-o'-clock-in-the-morning courage, which Bonaparte thought was the rarest, but whose courage does not go to rest so early, who go to sleep only when the storm sleeps or the sinews of their iron steed are frozen.
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Veteran Charles "Norm" Stevens will discuss his wartime experiences, 7 tonight, Buena Vista Branch Library, 300 N.
The land is zoned for mixed use, and Buena Vista is currently completing plans for the site.
The Buena Vista portfolio is comprised of three tiers: Buena Vista Classics, Buena Vista Carneros Estate and Buena Vista Carneros Grand Reserve wines.
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The agreement covers all the Buena Vista labels: Disney, Hollywood Pictures, Miramax Home Entertainment and Touchstone.
Otoka Energy Corporation today announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Buena Vista Biomass Development, LLC and the creation of a strategic alliance for the refurbishment of the renewable energy woody biomass project, Buena Vista Biomass Power LLC, located in Ione, California.
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McCoy booted Buena Vista a couple of lengths clear on the turn, but Chief Yeoman appeared to be going the better and was trading as the favourite on Betfair.

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