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Noun: Buena Vista  'bwe-nu'vees-tu
  1. 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

Type of: pitched battle

Part of: Mexican War

Encyclopedia: Buena Vista, Oregon