landscape

I UK [ˈlæn(d)ˌskeɪp] / US [ˈlændˌskeɪp] noun
Word forms "landscape":
singular landscape plural landscapes
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1)
a) [countable] an area of land that is beautiful to look at or that has a particular type of appearance

a green, rural landscape

the rugged landscape of the Peak District

b) art a painting of an area of land

an exhibition of Paul Gunn's most recent landscapes

2) [singular] the main features of a situation or activity

The 1990s saw the political landscape radically reshaped.

3) [uncountable] a way of arranging a page so that its long sides are at the top and bottom. The other way of arranging a page, with the short sides at the top and bottom, is called portrait.
See:
portrait
See:
blot II

II UK [ˈlæn(d)ˌskeɪp] / US [ˈlændˌskeɪp] verb [transitive]
Word forms "landscape":
present tense I/you/we/they landscape he/she/it landscapes present participle landscaping past tense landscaped past participle landscaped
to make a piece of land more attractive by adding plants, paths, or other features

English dictionary. 2014.

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