Definition of Landscape

1. Noun. An expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view.

Generic synonyms: Scenery
Derivative terms: Landscapist, Landscapist



2. Verb. Embellish with plants. "Let's landscape the yard"
Category relationships: Gardening, Horticulture
Generic synonyms: Adorn, Beautify, Decorate, Embellish, Grace, Ornament
Derivative terms: Landscaping, Landscapist

3. Noun. Painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery.
Generic synonyms: Painting, Picture
Derivative terms: Landscapist

4. Verb. Do landscape gardening. "My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living"
Category relationships: Gardening, Horticulture
Generic synonyms: Garden
Derivative terms: Landscaping, Landscapist

5. Noun. A genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery.
Exact synonyms: Landscape Painting
Generic synonyms: Genre
Derivative terms: Landscapist

6. Noun. An extensive mental viewpoint. "We changed the landscape for solving the problem of payroll inequity"

Definition of Landscape

1. n. A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains.

Definition of Landscape

1. Noun. A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains. ¹

2. Noun. A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc. ¹

3. Noun. The pictorial aspect of a country. ¹

4. Noun. (printing) a mode of printing where the horizontal sides are longer than the vertical sides ¹

5. Noun. A space, indoor or outdoor and natural or man-made (as in "designed '''landscape'''") ¹

6. Noun. (figuratively) a situation that is presented, a scenario ¹

7. Verb. To do various grounds maintenance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Landscape

1. [v -SCAPED, -SCAPING, -SCAPES]

Medical Definition of Landscape

1. 1. A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains. 2. A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. Etc. 3. The pictorial aspect of a country. "The landscape of his native country had taken hold on his heart." (Macaulay) Landscape gardening, The art of laying out grounds and arranging trees, shrubbery, etc, in such a manner as to produce a picturesque effect. Origin: D. Landschap; land land + -schap, equiv. To E. -schip; akin to G. Landschaft, Sw. Landskap, Dan. Landskab. See Land, and -schip. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Landscape Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landscape

landownings
landphoon
landphoons
landplane
landrace
landraces
landrail
landrails
landreeve
landreeves
landrover
landrush
landrushes
lands
lands preserved
landscape (current term)
landscape architect
landscape architecture
landscape gardener
landscape gardening
landscape genetics
landscape painting
landscaped
landscaper
landscapers
landscapes
landscaping
landscapist
landscapists

Literary usage of Landscape

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The landscape in German art originated at Cologne in the work of Stephen Lochner and ... In the early days of French landscape painting it is difficult to ..."

2. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"Works in United States : landscape, T. A Have- meyer, New York ; Monks' Repose, Mrs. WP Wilstach, Philadelphia ; Mountains of Eifel, JD Lankenau, ..."

3. Modern Painters by John Ruskin (1857)
"CHAPTER XIV OF MEDIEVAL landscape : FIRST, THE FIELDS. § 7. Ix our examination of the spirit of classical landscape, ' were obliged to confine ourselves to ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"... his reminiscences of natural beauty. He died at Bowness, Westmoreland, on 26 Feb. 1852, and was buried there. The father of the landscape-painter, ..."

5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903)
"CHARACTER OF THK landscape The most obvious feature of its landscape is the ... Other characteristic features of the landscape will be pointed out later on. ..."

6. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"Figuren and Animals at a Well . Le Nain 33. landscape, with Cattle—A. ... Italian landscape . Karel du Jardin 46. The Flower Girl . ..."

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