/land"skayp'/, n., v., landscaped, landscaping.n.1. a section or expanse of rural scenery, usually extensive, that can be seen from a single viewpoint.2. a picture representing natural inland or coastal scenery.3. Fine Arts. the category of aesthetic subject matter in which natural scenery is represented.4. Obs. a panoramic view of scenery; vista.v.t.5. to improve the appearance of (an area of land, a highway, etc.), as by planting trees, shrubs, or grass, or altering the contours of the ground.6. to improve the landscape of.v.i.7. to do landscape gardening as a profession.[1590-1600; 1925-30 for def. 6; < D landschap; c. OE landsceap, landscipe; akin to G Landschaft. See LAND, -SHIP]Syn. 1. view, scenery, vista, prospect.
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