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Meaning of LANDSCAPE

Pronunciation:  'land`skeyp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery
  2. [n]  painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery
  3. [n]  an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  4. [v]  do landscape gardening
  5. [v]  embellish with plants

LANDSCAPE is a 9 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: landscape painting
 See Also: adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, garden, genre, grace, ornament, painting, picture, scenery



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Land"scape\, n. [Formerly written also {landskip}.]
[D. landschap; land land + -schap, equiv. to E. -schip; akin
to G. landschaft, Sw. landskap, Dan. landskab. See {Land},
{and} {-schip}.]
1. A portion of land or territory which the eye can
   comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it

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.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of various landscapes in your dream, represents where you are in your life or in your relationships. How do you see yourself with respect to the rest of the world and those around you? According to Freud, the landscape symbolizes the human body. Dreaming of ever changing landscapes indicates psychological transitions or emotional progress. It represents the various stages in your life. Alternatively, it may be offering you various viewpoints in looking at the same idea or situation. Consider the symbolism of key elements in the landscape.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: airscape, aspect, cityscape, cloudscape, countryside, diorama, exterior, farmscape, interior, lookout, outlook, panorama, pastoral, perspective, prospect, riverscape, scape, scene, scenery, scenic view, seapiece, seascape, sight, skyscape, snowscape, sweep, townscape, view, vista, waterscape