Definitions of landscape

  1. a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery
  2. painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery
  3. an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
  4. do landscape gardening
  5. an extensive mental viewpoint; " the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration"; " we changed the landscape for solving the proble of payroll inequity"
  6. do landscape gardening; " My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living"
  7. A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains.
  8. 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.
  9. The pictorial aspect of a country.
  10. The general appearance of a country as seen from one point of view; a picture representing a scene from nature.
  11. The shape or appearance of that portion of land which the eye can at once view: the aspect of a country, or a picture representing it.
  12. Aspect of a country; picture representing it.
  13. A stretch of country as seen from a single point, or a picture representing it.
  14. A portion of country which the eye can comprehend in a single view; a picture exhibiting the scenery of a landscape. Landscape gardening, the art of laying out grounds, and arranging trees, shrubbery, & c., so as to produce the most pleasing effect. Landscape painter, a painter of landscapes.
  15. Such a portion of country as the eye can view at a single glance; a picture representing rural scenery.

Usage examples for landscape

  1. Our Parson made a dull sermon, and so home to dinner; and, after dinner, my wife and I out by coach, and Balty with us, to Loton, the landscape- drawer, a Dutchman, living in St. James's Market, but there saw no good pictures. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Elizabeth was still sitting on the door- step, and though she knew by a side view that one had given place to the other, she did not seem to know it and sat looking straight before her at the sunny landscape. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  3. My grasp is not wide enough for such a landscape. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  4. We never tire of watching it, thinking that it could not be spared from the landscape. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  5. Griff was always delightful, and he was especially so on that vacation, when every one was in high spirits; so that the journey is, as I look back on it, like a spot of brilliant sunshine in the distant landscape. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. The love of natural beauty was beginning to move the hearts of men, and it found expression at once in an entirely new school of landscape painting, and in a more romantic and natural form of poetry. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  7. " I didn't know I filled so much space in the landscape. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  8. Far out on the horizon there is one streak of warm violet where some low hills appear- a simple enough landscape, with not many features, but with the charm that belongs to scenes at sea or in the desert, where there are but two elements to hold the thoughts. – From Edinburgh to India & Burmah by William G. Burn Murdoch
  9. How changed are some features of the landscape within the few past years, and how wonderful the alteration made by man on the face of Nature! – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  10. She would have said landscape to Cook. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  11. The view from the summit embraced an extensive landscape. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  12. She was silent a moment, and turned away her head, surveying the landscape that fell away for miles beyond. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. Ledscha again gazed over the calm landscape, but in the wild tumult of her heart she no longer distinguished the details upon which her eyes rested. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. One great peculiarity of the Oregon landscape, as distinguished from an English rather than a New England scene, is in the number of white farmhouses that catch the eye. – Two Years in Oregon by Wallis Nash
  15. Swiftly he swept the landscape for a spot to camp. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  16. Kate saw with the eyes and heard with the ears of her youth, and the past became as clear as the landscape before her. – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  17. Over all the deep blue of the heavens dropped a shining sheen to cover the already beautiful landscape. – The Nightrider's Feud by Walter C. McConnell
  18. We may bend over a wild flower, or gaze across a landscape; and it will happen that a naturalist, pursuing a moth, loses sight of a mountain- range. – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  19. It was the limit of their world, the horizon of their landscape, the boundary. – The Old Front Line by John Masefield
  20. I suppose you know that you have a most uncomfortable way of shooting up the landscape. – The Flirt by Booth Tarkington