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1. An official authorization within a passport, permitting entry into and travel within a particular country or region.
2. An endorsement made in a passport which allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it.
3. Etymology: "official signature or endorsement on a passport", from French visa, from Modern Latin charta visa, "verified paper"; literally, "paper that has been seen"; from Latin videre, "to see".
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visa, vista
visa (VEE zuh) (noun)
An official mark or stamp on a passport that allows someone to enter or leave a country usually for a particular reason: "Her work visa finally arrived and she could then begin her job in Canada."
vista (VIS tuh) (noun)
1. A large and beautiful view of an area of land or water: "After climbing up the mountain she enjoyed the vista spread below her."
2. A large number of things that may be possible in the future: "New vistas for research in medicine have been opened up by the development of the computer."

Once the lady's visa had been approved, she took a train to the mountains where she could enjoy the impressive vista that stretched out in front of her.

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visa (s) (noun), visas (pl)
A document or official stamp issued by the government of a nation and attached to a valid passport authorising the holder to travel to that country for a specific purpose and limited time: As Joseph planned his holidays he applied for a visa to travel to the place his parents were born and to visit his grandparents.
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