Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A seascape.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An aquatic landscape; a view or site prominently involving water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sea view; -- distinguished from landscape.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A water- or sea-view as distinguished from a landscape; a seascape.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a painting of the sea (as distinguished from a landscape)

Etymologies

water +‎ -scape (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Far-enough removed from Atlantis to feel like a separate resort, the Cove is also close enough to offer easy access to its attractions, including 63 acres of new "waterscape," such as a mile-long river ride, and a lagoon where guests can swim with dolphins.

    High-Roller Resort, Chilly Climate

  • - Waterfront design shouldn't just involve landscape architects - you need "waterscape" specialists too.

    frogma

  • From a waterscape of the sinking Titanic to a Claes Oldenburg-inspired pumpkin burger, don't get too spooked by how much devotion it must take to become a Pumpkin Master.

    Pumpkins as Fine Sculpture (PHOTOS)

  • To get inspiration for the home's waterscape and pool, which has a waterfall cascading from the second floor, they visited the Amanyara resort in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

    The $60 Million Dream House

  • Nearly the entire backside of the house opens to the waterscape with wall-size glass pocket doors.

    Criss Angel's 'Serenity'

  • Nearly the entire back of the house opens to the waterscape with wall-size glass pocket doors.

    Where a Magician Disappears

  • The idle pace of clamming, the waterscape around me, the sweet simplicity of the task, have lulled me, set me straight.

    Corinne Demas: An Author's Adventures In Clamming

  • In recent years they've been transformed into placid greenways — complete with bustling marinas and a system of locks that still carry traditional-style narrow boats across the undulating British countryside — and have become popular for tours and day trips (waterscape. com).

    Seeing Britain, Narrowly

  • I whirled around with a splash, searching the endless waterscape.

    SUSPICION

  • It was dreamy to live on the river and absorb the Monet-esque waterscape for so long.

    The Storm's Mixed Metaphors

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