sandscape

[ sand-skeyp ]

noun
  1. an artistic, often sweeping display of sand, as seen on beaches and deserts, where patterns of swirls, ridges, lines, etc., are formed by natural forces or by human design: The beaches and sandbars along our rocky coastline are famous for their colorful, sparkling sandscapes.The sandscape she made with just a garden rake was mind-blowing.

  2. any landscape that is composed primarily of sand, as at a beach or desert, existing as an area of natural formation or, at least in part, of human design: A beautiful sandscape runs along this Arizona highway.She designs sandscapes for beachfront homes.

  1. a piece of artwork made from sand contained in a clear jar, bowl, vase, etc., often with different colors of sand layered in swirling patterns.

Origin of sandscape

1
First recorded in 1905–10; sand + -scape

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