a section or expanse of rural scenery, usually extensive, that can be seen from a single viewpoint.
a picture representing natural inland or coastal scenery.
Fine Arts. the category of aesthetic subject matter in which natural scenery is represented.
Obsolete. a panoramic view of scenery; vista.
to improve the appearance of (an area of land, a highway, etc.), as by planting trees, shrubs, or grass, or altering the contours of the ground.
to improve the landscape of.
to do landscape gardening as a profession.
Digital Technology. relating to or producing horizontal, sideways orientation of computer or other digital output, with lines of data parallel to the two longer sides of a page or screen.: Compare portrait (def. 3).
- re·land·scape, verb, re·land·scaped, re·land·scap·ing.
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How to use landscape in a sentence
When he was a boy, he didn’t question the blighted landscape.A day’s drive from Chicago, exploring a very different Illinois | Carson Vaughan | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
They seem to yearn to be reintegrated with the flux of nature, like abandoned ruins in a landscape.Sculpture parks are a great way to see art during a pandemic. Here’s why some are better than others. | Sebastian Smee | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
That’s when the hardiest travel to our country’s wildest places for snow-covered volcanic landscapes, cool desert vibes, and empty beaches.
More broadly, the landscape reflects the reality that few in the GOP are willing to take aim at a president who retains the loyalty of a large faction of the party.Republican senators show emotion, but little evidence of changed minds | Seung Min Kim, Karoun Demirjian | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
It’s a warm fall morning, and the raptor is just one of many birds in the sprawling landscape of restored native habitat that surrounds the massive ring-shaped second headquarters Apple opened in Cupertino in 2017.
She had been, he says, the backbone of their family and losing her shifted their entire emotional landscape.
We have reached a tipping point where mega donors completely dominate the landscape.
Shrubs and small trees dot a parched landscape along the road from Turbat to the border.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan | Umar Farooq | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But in a television landscape still so afraid of showing kids that LGBT people exist, it still feels like a missed opportunity.Yep, Korra and Asami Went in the Spirit Portal and Probably Kissed | Melissa Leon | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It has changed lives, and been the home of the most landscape-changing campaigning groups.
John Wilson, a celebrated landscape and marine painter, died at Folkstone, aged 81.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Many adults assume that a child can look at a landscape as they look at it, taking in the whole picturesque effect.Children's Ways | James Sully
Richard Wilson died; an English landscape painter of great merit.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
In a springtime landscape a young peasant girl is seated beneath a tree, looking before her over a sunlit plain.Bastien Lepage | Fr. Crastre
Here again we have the landscape of Lorraine and the eternal and infinitely varied theme of rural labour.Bastien Lepage | Fr. Crastre
British Dictionary definitions for landscape
an extensive area of land regarded as being visually distinct: ugly slagheaps dominated the landscape
a painting, drawing, photograph, etc, depicting natural scenery
the genre including such pictures
(as modifier): landscape painter
the distinctive features of a given area of intellectual activity, regarded as an integrated whole: the landscape of the European imagination
(of a publication or an illustration in a publication) of greater width than height: Compare portrait (def. 3)
(of a page) carrying an illustration or table printed at right angles to the normal text
(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
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