1. A view seen from high above. (Refers to the height of a flying
2. A brief survey of something; a hasty look at something. (Refers to the smallness of a bird's eye.)
This balcony gives us a bird's eye view of the town.
We got a bird's-eye view of Jaipur as the plane began its descent.
From the top of the tower you get a splendid bird's-eye view of the village.
This course gives you a bird's eye view of history--from Eolithic man to the Gulf War in one semester.
The course provides a bird'seye view of the works of Mozart, but it doesn't deal with them in enough detail for your purpose.
All you need is a bird'seye view of the events of World War II to pass the test.