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landscape (ˈlændˌskeɪp



  1. an extensive area of land regarded as being visually distinct   ⇒  ■ ugly slagheaps dominated the landscape
  2. a painting, drawing, photograph, etc, depicting natural scenery
    1. the genre including such pictures
    2. (as modifier)   ⇒  ■ landscape painter
  3. the distinctive features of a given area of intellectual activity, regarded as an integrated whole   ⇒  ■ the landscape of the European imagination



  1. (printing)
    1. (of a publication or an illustration in a publication) of greater width than height . Compare portrait (sense 3
    2. (of a page) carrying an illustration or table printed at right angles to the normal text



  1. (transitive) to improve the natural features of (a garden, park, etc), as by creating contoured features and planting trees
  2. (intransitive) to work as a landscape gardener

Word Origin

C16 landskip (originally a term in painting), from Middle Dutch lantscap region; related to Old English landscipe tract of land, Old High German lantscaf region

Translations for 'landscape'

  • British English: landscape The landscape is everything that you can see when you look across an area of land, including hills, rivers, buildings, and trees....the beautiful landscape.ˈlændˌskeɪp NOUN
  • Arabic: مَنْظَرٌ طَبِيعِيٌّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: paisagem
  • Chinese: 风景
  • Croatian: krajolik
  • Czech: krajina
  • Danish: landskab
  • Dutch: landschap
  • European Spanish: paisaje
  • Finnish: maisema
  • French: paysage
  • German: Landschaft
  • Greek: τοπίο
  • Italian: paesaggio
  • Japanese: 風景
  • Korean: 경관경치
  • Norwegian: landskap
  • Polish: krajobraz
  • Portuguese: paisagem
  • Romanian: peisaj peisaje
  • Russian: ландшафт
  • Spanish: paisaje
  • Swedish: landskap
  • Thai: ภูมิประเทศ
  • Turkish: manzara
  • Ukrainian: ландшафт
  • Vietnamese: phong cảnh

Example Sentences Including 'landscape'

It was a familiar landscape I hardly registered even in the dark.
Stuart Harrison BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
There was a thick net curtain nailed across it, through which he could discern empty, rolling landscape.
Kippax, Frank The Scar
He moved across the room to stare at an undistinguished oil landscape on the far wall.
Val McDermid DEAD BEAT (2002)


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