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Today's word: belvedereˈbɛl vɪˌdɪər, ˌbɛl vɪˈdɪər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word belvedere

Princeton's WordNet

  1. summer cypress, burning bush, fire bush, fire-bush, belvedere, Bassia scoparia, Kochia scoparia(noun)

    densely branched Eurasian plant; foliage turns purple-red in autumn

  2. belvedere(noun)

    a gazebo sited to command a fine view


  1. belvedere(Noun)

    A turret or other raised structure offering a pleasant view of the surrounding area.

  2. Origin: From belvedere.


  1. Belvédère

    Belvédère (French pronunciation: [bɛlvedɛʁ] (listen); Occitan: Barver; Italian: Belvedere) is a commune in the Vésubie valley north of Nice in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. The village of Belvédère is located at the entrance of the Gordolasque valley on the edge of the Mercantour National Park. Over its history the Commune of Belvédère has been part of the Kingdom of Burgundy, the Kingdom of Sardinia, the First French Empire, the Duchy of Savoy and since 1860 modern France. The last battle on French soil in the Second World War, the Battle of Authion, was fought on the hills above the village. The world famous novel Darkness at Noon was completed in a villa nearby and the television series Belle and Sebastian was shot in and around the village.


  1. belvedere

    A belvedere is a structure, often a part of a building, designed and situated to look out upon a pleasing scene. It can be a room, gallery, or turret placed at an elevated spot to provide a wide panoramic view of the surroundings. Belvedere comes from the Italian term "bel vedere" which means "beautiful view".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Belvedere(noun)

    a small building, or a part of a building, more or less open, constructed in a place commanding a fine prospect

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Belvedere

    bel′ve-dēr, n. a pavilion or raised turret or lantern on the top of a house, open for the view, or to admit the cool evening breeze: a summer-house on an eminence in a park or garden. [It. belvedere; bel, beautiful, vedere, a view.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. belvedere(noun)

    High end vodka. "Hennessee and Belvedere is what we drinking." -- T.I. (24's)

  2. belvedere(noun)

    Belvedere is a neighbourhood on the North side of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Suggested Resources

  1. belvedere

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Belvedere

    A public-house sign, derived from the Italian word for a pavilion built on a house-top commanding a fine prospect.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Belvedere is ranked #53204 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Belvedere surname appeared 389 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Belvedere.

    94% or 366 total occurrences were White.
    4.6% or 18 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of belvedere in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of belvedere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of belvedere in a Sentence

  1. Ilene Graff:

    Auditions? Jobs? Hustling? All take second position to the helpless human you brought into the world. And that overpowering love is like no other. 'Mr. Belvedere’ was a half-hour, 4-camera comedy performed before a live studio audience, which meant we worked reasonable hours.

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