verb (used with object), land·scaped, land·scap·ing.
verb (used without object), land·scaped, land·scap·ing.
- landry syndrome,
- landry's paralysis,
- landry-guillain-barré syndrome,
- landscape architect,
- landscape architecture,
- landscape gardener,
- landscape gardening,
Origin of landscape
Examples from the Web for landscape
We have reached a tipping point where mega donors completely dominate the landscape.
No schools, churches or hospitals have been rebuilt yet, though temporary structures are now permanent fixtures on the landscape.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And these initiatives represent an effort to fundamentally rethink our landscape.
Ultimately international cooperation and collaboration took root, and the landscape is already very different.Luxembourg and China Team Up on Private Mission to the Moon|Matthew R. Francis|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like Broadway, the landscape of reality TV has been changing drastically and rapidly in recent years.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They begin with an historical picture, its landscape and buildings, in one compartment.A Treatise on Painting|Leonardo Da Vinci
The landscape was glorious, but the boy felt bitter and would not regard it.The Higher Court|Mary Stewart Daggett
In a landscape like this, as she well knew, nothing moves unobserved.The Forester's Daughter|Hamlin Garland
Forests and rivers, orchards and lakes, cultivated fields and beautiful villages adorned the landscape.Hernando Cortez|John S. C. Abbott
The landscape became visible, fields of ash stretching out in all directions.Second Variety|Philip Kindred Dick
- the genre including such pictures
- (as modifier)landscape painter
- (of a publication or an illustration in a publication) of greater width than heightCompare portrait (def. 3)
- (of a page) carrying an illustration or table printed at right angles to the normal text
Word Origin for landscape
c.1600, "painting representing natural scenery," from Dutch landschap, from Middle Dutch landscap "region," from land "land" (see land) + -scap "-ship, condition" (see -ship). Originally introduced as a painters' term. Old English had cognate landscipe, and cf. Old High German lantscaf, German Landschaft, Old Norse landskapr. Meaning "tract of land with its distinguishing characteristics" is from 1886.
"to lay out lawns, gardens, etc., plant trees for the sake of beautification," by 1916, from landscape (n). Related: Landscaped; landscaping.