[ see-skeyp ]
See synonyms for seascape on
  1. a sketch, painting, or photograph of the sea.

  2. a view of the sea.

Origin of seascape

First recorded in 1790–1800; sea + -scape

Words Nearby seascape Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use seascape in a sentence

  • From the highest point or cap of what proved to be a promontory, a wide seascape dotted with bergs was unfolded to the north.

    The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
  • The slowly fading beauty of the seascape soothed what little fever still remained in Hals blood.

    Cursed | George Allan England
  • Beyond the blue of the yet restless waters rose dim mountains tipped with snow, like some Mediterranean seascape.

    Huntingtower | John Buchan
  • An unending procession; the grey seascape is never free of their whirling smoke-wreaths.

    Merchantmen-at-Arms | David W. Bone
  • The fog cleared, and a busy seascape in sight, we shake ourselves together and take heed of appearances.

    Merchantmen-at-Arms | David W. Bone

British Dictionary definitions for seascape


/ (ˈsiːˌskeɪp) /

  1. a sketch, picture, etc, of the sea

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