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Princeton's WordNet

  1. landscapenoun

    an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view

  2. landscapenoun

    painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery

  3. landscape, landscape paintingnoun

    a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery

  4. landscapeverb

    an extensive mental viewpoint

    "the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration"; "we changed the landscape for solving the problem of payroll inequity"

  5. landscapeverb

    embellish with plants

    "Let's landscape the yard"

  6. landscapeverb

    do landscape gardening

    "My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living"


  1. landscapenoun

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

  2. landscapenoun

    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. landscapenoun

    The pictorial aspect of a country.

  4. landscapenoun

    a mode of printing where the horizontal sides are longer than the vertical sides

  5. landscapenoun

    A space, indoor or outdoor and natural or man-made (as in "designed landscape")

  6. landscapenoun

    a situation that is presented, a scenario

    The software patent landscape has changed considerably in the last years

  7. landscapeverb

    To do various grounds maintenance.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Landscapenoun

    Etymology: landschape, Dutch.

    Lovely seem’d
    That landschape! and of pure, now purer air,
    Meets his approach. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. iv. l. 153.

    He scarce uprisen,
    Shot parallel to th’ earth his dewy ray,
    Discov’ring in wide landscape all the east
    Of paradise, and Eden’s happy plains. John Milton.

    Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures,
    Whilst the landscape round it measures,
    Russet lawns and fallows grey,
    Where the nibbling flocks do stray. John Milton.

    We are like men entertained with the view of a spacious landscape, where the eye passes over one pleasing prospect into another. Addison.

    As good a poet as you are, you cannot make finer landscapes than those about the king’s house. Joseph Addison, Guard.

    Oft in her glass the musing shepherd spies
    The wat’ry landscape of the pendant woods,
    And absent trees, that tremble in the floods. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landscapenoun

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

  2. Landscapenoun

    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. Landscapenoun

    the pictorial aspect of a country

  4. Etymology: [D. landschap; land land + -schap, equiv. to E. -schip; akin to G. landschaft, Sw. landskap, Dan. landskab. See Land, and -schip.]


  1. Landscape

    Landscape was an English band, best known for the 1981 hits "Einstein A Go-Go" and "Norman Bates." Formed in 1974, it toured constantly during the mid-to-late-1970s, playing rock, punk, and jazz venues and releasing two instrumental EPs on its own Event Horizon label. The group began experimenting with computer-programmed music and electronic drums in the late 1970s and early 1980s, making records in the emerging genre of synthpop.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Landscape

    land′-skāp, n. the appearance of that portion of land which the eye can at once view; the aspect of a country, or a picture representing it.—ns. Land′scape-gar′dening, the art of laying out grounds and so disposing water, buildings, trees, and other plants as to produce the effect of a picturesque landscape; Land′scape-paint′er, one who practises this form of art; Land′scape-paint′ing, the art of representing natural scenery by painting. [Dut. landschap, from land and -schap, a suffix=-ship.]

Editors Contribution

  1. landscape

    An area of land or scene seen with the eye in a view.

    The landscape towards the sea was so beautiful they were delighted to be there.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 31, 2019  
  2. landscape

    To improve or maintain a garden, street, property, house, area, open space or defined area of land using a variety of materials, seating, furniture, products, plants, shrubs or trees.

    The local unity government decided they would use a landscape social enterprise to maintain their grass.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 31, 2019  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'landscape' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3076

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'landscape' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4099

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'landscape' in Nouns Frequency: #1136

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of landscape in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of landscape in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of landscape in a Sentence

  1. Matt Blonder:

    Based on current insights and a comprehensive review of the competitive landscape, we've decided to drastically lower our free shipping minimum, just in time for the holiday season.

  2. Jeffrey Webb:

    We will discuss it and give them an informed view as far as how we see the landscape in terms of - number one what is in the best interests of the game and number two what is in the best interests of CONCACAF, we have countries that nominated President Blatter, we have countries that nominated Prince Ali. I actually think competition is good.

  3. Spiegel Grau:

    Prince is a towering figure in global culture and his music has been the soundtrack for untold numbers of people — including me — for more than a generation; his creative genius has provided the musical landscape of our lives, millions of words have been written about Prince — books and articles, essays and criticism — but we're thrilled to be publishing Prince's powerful reflections on his own life in his own incandescently vivid, witty, and poetic voice.

  4. Zhao Longkai:

    The entry of Apple Pay has the potential to change the strategic landscape, unionPay now has an opportunity to bring a new alliance to defend the market that it is losing to Tencent or Alibaba - Apple Pay first needs to figure out a way to win over Chinese customers.

  5. Edward Parker:

    We've discovered where the Paleo landscape was in about 9000 BC, that's where men and women were living, and now its buried under the sea.

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