American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A view or views of natural features, especially in open country: enjoying the varied mountain scenery.
- n. Backdrops, hangings, furnishings, and other accessories on a stage that represent the location of a scene.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The disposition and succession of the scenes of a play.
- n. The representation of the place in which an action is performed; the painted slides, hangings, and other devices used on a stage to represent the place in which the action of a play is supposed to take place. See scene, n., 4.
- n. The general appearance of a place, regarded from a picturesque or pictorial point of view; the aggregate of features or objects that give character to a landscape.
- n. View, natural features, landscape.
- n. Stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Assemblage of scenes; the paintings and hangings representing the scenes of a play; the disposition and arrangement of the scenes in which the action of a play, poem, etc., is laid; representation of place of action or occurence.
- n. Sum of scenes or views; general aspect, as regards variety and beauty or the reverse, in a landscape; combination of natural views, as woods, hills, etc.
- n. the appearance of a place
- n. the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
“Now then, I think that a change in scenery is necessary.”
“My brother lives there and the scenery is awesome.”
“There hasn't been a day when driving around or when on my way to work, that I've looked around and haven't been amazed at how ridiculously stunning the scenery is around me.”
“And it becomes poetry, because the scenery is then brought before the eye.”
“In addition to this, the scenery is also very good.”
“Aside from their aesthetic qualities, the scenery is the occasion for a monetary thrill not unrelated to that of the Orient itself.”
“(In all novels about the East the scenery is the real subject-matter.)”
“Europe there is no mountain scenery which is lighted by such a sky and sun as are familiar to all in North America.”
“Why cannot they be content with laying their English stories in English scenery: places they know well and can write about.”
“While the lack of sublimity in Japanese scenery may in fact account for the characteristic in question, still”
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words pertaining to the root spe- (hope) with some allegorical liberties.
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Stuffie #6. Stuff you change.
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