Pronunciation: (bel'vi-dēr", bel"vi-dēr'; for 3 also It. bel"ve-de're),[key] —n. 1. a building, or architectural feature of a building, designed and situated to look out upon a pleasing scene.
2. a cigar, shorter and with thinner ends than a corona.
3. (cap.) a palace in Vatican City, Rome, used as an art gallery.