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Definition of "landscape" []

  • An expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view: a desert landscape. (noun)
  • A picture depicting an expanse of scenery. (noun)
  • The branch of art dealing with the representation of natural scenery. (noun)
  • The aspect of the land characteristic of a particular region: a bleak New England winter landscape. (noun)
  • Grounds that have been landscaped: liked the house especially for its landscape. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "landscape" in a sentence
  • "Some might call it a green belt, or use the term "landscape urbanism.""
  • "That's the name landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church gave to the Persian-style pile he built in Hudson, New York, after visiting Damascus, Jerusalem and Beirut."
  • "A part of the landscape is an interesting phenomenon; in amongst the endless fields, you will find the occasional lonely hill, rising abruptly from the earth and coming to a broad flat top ... utterly alien in that flat land, and upon reflection, very hard to explain."