I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Dutch landschap, from land + -schap -ship Date: 1598 1. a. a picture representing a view of natural inland scenery b. the art of depicting such scenery 2. a. the landforms of a region in the aggregate b. a portion of territory that can be viewed at one time from one place c. a particular area of activity ; scene <
the political landscape
3. obsolete vista, prospect II. verb (landscaped; landscaping) Date: 1914 transitive verb to modify or ornament (a natural landscape) by altering the plant cover intransitive verb to engage in landscape gardening • landscaper noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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