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"Vantage points across the city and surrounding suburbs were crowded as..."

hi,
what is a "vantage point"?
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"Vantage points across the city and surrounding suburbs were crowded as..."

hi,
what is a "vantage point"?
thanks.
as a place:

a place, especially a high place, which provides a good clear view of an area:
From our lofty vantage point, we could see the city spread out below us.

as an opinion:

a particular personal way of thinking or set of opinions:
The documentary contains a first-hand description of political life in Havana from the vantage point of a senior bureaucrat
 

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as a place:

a place, especially a high place, which provides a good clear view of an area:
From our lofty vantage point, we could see the city spread out below us.

as an opinion:

a particular personal way of thinking or set of opinions:
The documentary contains a first-hand description of political life in Havana from the vantage point of a senior bureaucrat

thanks!
the second interpretation has the same meaning of "point of view"?
thanks again.
 
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