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landscape

noun uk   /ˈlænd.skeɪp/ us  
B1 [C] a large area of countryside, especially in relation to its appearance: a rural/barren landscape The landscape is dotted with the tents of campers and hikers. The cathedral dominates the landscape for miles around. [C or U] a view or picture of the countryside, or the art of making such pictures: a watercolour landscape. J.M.W. Turner is one of Britain's best-known landscape painters.

landscape

verb [T] uk   /ˈlænd.skeɪp/ us  
to change the appearance of an area of land, especially next to a building or road so that it looks more like natural countryside

landscape

adjective uk   /ˈlænd.skeɪp/ us  
describes a document that is to be printed with the longer side of the paper at the top and bottom
(Definition of landscape from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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