from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A view or representation of a night scene.
- n. A night scene considered together with all the elements and features constituting it: "a nightscape of black shiny streets and glistening light” ( David Denby).
- n. A situation likened to a scene late at night: "His trip . . . is an eerie nightscape full of rubble and reflexive violence” ( Time).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The nighttime landscape, or a depiction of this
In the end; Roland's ka-tet will come to the nightscape which is Thunderclap ... and to what lies beyond it.
He sent a photo of himself and one of the view from his apartment: a twinkling skyline nightscape looking west toward Central Park.
Though some of these works are significant Samuel Palmer's Arcadian landscape bathed in a pink-and-gold sunset; Arthur Melville's nightscape of Venice, golden stone rising through a velvet blue-black sky, they form in aggregate the least interesting body of work in the show.
That's the premise of Date Night, opening in April and starring Tina Fey and Steve Carell as a bored married couple whose efforts to be people they're not — for at least one glamorous night — lead to a real case of mistaken identity, a Mob effort to kill them and an Odyssean getaway through New York City's nightscape.
Wow – love the marina nightscape through my bedroom windows.
A natural nightscape has become as rare as an unspoiled wilderness.
In its stead was a forested nightscape, the only sounds the soft ones of wind and insects.
As electric lighting replaced flame-based light, new colors entered the nightscape.
A chill wind swept across the desolate nightscape of sand and broken stone, a cold promise of torments yet to come.
She stood and slipped into her sandals, peering out to the nightscape.
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