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This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?

Origin of landscape

1590–1600; 1925–30 for def. 6; <Dutch landschap; cognate with Old English landsceap, landscipe; akin to German Landschaft.See land, -ship

OTHER WORDS FROM landscape

re·land·scape, verb, re·land·scaped, re·land·scap·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for landscape

landscape
/ (ˈlændˌskeɪp) /

noun

adjective

printing
  1. (of a publication or an illustration in a publication) of greater width than heightCompare portrait (def. 3)
  2. (of a page) carrying an illustration or table printed at right angles to the normal text

verb

(tr) to improve the natural features of (a garden, park, etc), as by creating contoured features and planting trees
(intr) to work as a landscape gardener

Word Origin for landscape

C16 landskip (originally a term in painting), from Middle Dutch lantscap region; related to Old English landscipe tract of land, Old High German lantscaf region
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