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From an alteration (due to Dutch landschap) of earlier landskip, lantschip, from Middle English *landschippe, *landschapp, from Old English landscipe, landsceap(region, district, tract of land), equivalent to land +‎ -ship; in some senses from Dutch landschap(region, district, province, landscape), from Middle Dutch landscap, lantscap(region), from Old Dutch *landskepi, *landskapi(region). Cognate with Scots landskape, landskep, landskip(landscape), West Frisian lânskip(landscape), Low German landschop(landscape, district), German Landschaft(landscape, countryside, scenery), Swedish landskap(landscape, scenery, province), Icelandic landskapur(countryside).



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landscape ‎(plural landscapes)

  1. A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains.
  2. 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. The pictorial aspect of a country.
  4. (printing) a mode of printing where the horizontal sides are longer than the vertical sides
  5. A space, indoor or outdoor and natural or man-made (as in "designed landscape")
  6. (figuratively) a situation that is presented, a scenario
    The software patent landscape has changed considerably in the last years



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landscape ‎(third-person singular simple present landscapes, present participle landscaping, simple past and past participle landscaped)

  1. Create or maintain a landscape.


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