Buena Vista

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Buena 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
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Usage

In literature:

How well I recall a rainy afternoon during my stay at Buena Vista!
"Birds of the Rockies" by Leander Sylvester Keyser
We must give them the same reception that General Taylor gave to the army of Santa Anna at Buena Vista.
"Wilmot and Tilley" by James Hannay
For the honour of the flag, for which I once poured out my blood on the heights of Buena Vista, I protest against this shame!
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
Thence he fell back to a mountain gorge opposite Buena Vista.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
When was the battle of Buena Vista?
"Southern Literature From 1579-1895" by Louise Manly
The road they liked best led along the top of a high bank, and was called "Buena Vista" terrace.
"Funny Little Socks" by Sarah. L. Barrow
I have been in the estate of Buena-Vista in the outskirts of which live very many robbers.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493–1898, Volume XXXVI, 1649–1666" by Various
We will make the battle-fields in Virginia another Buena Vista, drenched with more precious blood than flowed there.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
Men and horses were shipped on board the schooners Buena Vista and Clara Belle.
"Diary of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery" by Theodore Reichardt
Fording the Rio San Pedro, we traversed the little towns of Rosa Morada and Buena Vista, thence over the Rio Cana to Acaponeta.
"Los Gringos" by H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
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In poetry:

And long may pleasure bloom for those
Who in that hour their friendship sealed,
Who parted friends tho' met as foes
On Buena Vista's bloody field.
"On Buena Vista's Field" by Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell
Bright rose the morn, the glorious morn,
And light the standard best revealed
Which soon should be in triumph borne
O'er Buena Vista's bloody field.
"On Buena Vista's Field" by Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell

In news:

Concept art of Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure.
Praise for emergency and electric crews;Letter concerning Chiarello, Kelly got it all wrong;Seniors in Buena Vista know where village is located.
Bush addresses the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Annual Conference in Lake Buena Vista ( David Manning Reuters, REUTERS / November 22, 2012 ).
The new acquisitions include the former Century 21 Coastal Investments in Port Hueneme and the former Century 21 Buena Vista offices in Ventura and Santa Paula.
The fires started just after noon on Tuesday on Rancho Del Rey Parkway and Buena Vista Way.
Emergency crews at Buena Vista and Delta.
The Athens-Clarke County mayor and commission heard some of its options for neighborhood designations Tuesday night as it grapples with the next step for the Buena Vista neighborhood.
249 (Previous rank: 226) CEO: Robert A Iger Employees: 156,000 Address: 500 S Buena Vista St Burbank, California 91521 Country: US Website: www.disney.com.
A Buena Vista woman sued North Versailles officials late Tuesday, claiming she was fired as a result of gender discrimination from her job as a township police officer.
"Star Wars" creator and filmmaker George Lucas meets a group of "Star Wars"-inspired Disney characters in 2010 at Disney 's Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Community Action Commission's Buena Vista Head Start Center.
On Thursday, October 4 at 2:30 pm, District Attorney Joyce Dudley will be at the Community Action Commission's Buena Vista Head Start Center to personally donate a bicycle to the children.
Crash reported involving Buena Vista fire truck .
A Buena Vista volunteer fire truck crashed and landed on its side after early reports say the truck was run off the road, officials tell WDBJ7.
With the swearing in of nine reserve deputies, the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Reserve Unit is up to strength again.
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