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 Belvawney (Miss),Belvide’ra (in Otway’s Venice Preserved). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Belvedere [bel-ve-dear].
 
A sort of pleasure-house or look-out on the top of a house. The word is Italian, and means a fine prospect.   1
 


 Belvawney (Miss),Belvide’ra (in Otway’s Venice Preserved). 

 
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