Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vantagepoint.

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Examples

  • The Señora, with her best black silk handkerchief bound tight around her forehead, the ends hanging down each side of her face, making her look like an Assyrian priestess, was descending the veranda steps, Felipe at her side; and Father Salvierderra had already entered the chapel before Ramona appeared, or Alessandro stirred from his vantage-post of observation at the willows.

    Ramona

  • Even Felipe, who thought himself, from his vantage-post of observation on the veranda, and from his familiar relation with Ramona, well informed of most that happened, would have been astonished to hear all that Margarita could have told him.

    Ramona

  • For, as they topped a high ridge about five o'clock that afternoon -- dragging themselves along, parched and spent, rather than marching -- Allan made a halt for careful observations from this vantage-post.

    Darkness and Dawn

  • The Senora, with her best black silk handkerchief bound tight around her forehead, the ends hanging down each side of her face, making her look like an Assyrian priestess, was descending the veranda steps, Felipe at her side; and Father Salvierderra had already entered the chapel before Ramona appeared, or Alessandro stirred from his vantage-post of observation at the willows.

    Ramona

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