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seascape

[see-skeyp] /ˈsiˌskeɪp/
noun
1.
a sketch, painting, or photograph of the sea.
2.
a view of the sea.
Origin of seascape
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; sea + -scape
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Historical Examples
  • Kirkwood shook his head, turning to scan the seascape with a gloomy gaze.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • She knew that Custance was sketching a seascape not far from that spot.

    Grey Town Gerald Baldwin
  • Landscape and seascape were reindued with their full amenities.

    And Even Now Max Beerbohm
  • Even the children were impressed by the beauty of the seascape.

  • Goodwin's wife sat near one of the windows, making a water-color sketch of the afternoon seascape.

  • The boat on its return had landed Madam Archdale and her guests on the pebbly beach at seascape, not far from the house.

  • At all events, the result was the same; there were only three at seascape to accept the Colonel's invitation to go sailing.

  • "Elizabeth was right not to come," Madam Pepperell had said to her guest on the way to seascape.

  • The same sky and seascape, the same condemnations of “a dirty ship” recurred day by day.

    The Bonadventure Edmund Blunden
  • The only blemish on the seascape was a troop of bergs, six in number, out yonder to starboard.

British Dictionary definitions for seascape

seascape

/ˈsiːˌskeɪp/
noun
1.
a sketch, picture, etc, of the sea
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