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A window, balcony, or small tower affording an extensive view.

[Catalan, from mirar, to view, from Latin mīrārī, to wonder at; see mirage.]
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(Architecture) a window, balcony, or turret
[C17: from Spanish, from mirar to look]
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(ˌmɪr əˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr)

an architectural feature, as a loggia, balcony, or turret, affording a view of the surroundings.
[1660–70; < Sp < Catalan =mira(r) to look at + -dor agent suffix]
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