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English definition of “a bird's eye view”

a bird's eye view

a view from a very high place that allows you to see a large area: Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower if you want a bird's eye view of Paris.
(Definition of a bird's eye view from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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