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Meaning of “a bird's eye view” in the English Dictionary

"a bird's eye view" in British English

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a bird's eye view

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