from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A view of shore scenery or an artistic representation of it.

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  • noun A beach landscape.


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

beach + (land)scape.


  • Flapping fish, stunned lobsters an other sea life remained stranded on what looked like a post-apocalypse beachscape.

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  • It was still folded open on January, showing a steel-skied blustery beachscape, snow dusting the wet sand.

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  • Amid the sun-drenched beachscape, festooned with clattering palm trees and bronzed bodies clad in fluorescent bikinis Thornburg Conrad III and Ham devised their plan to reinvent the world as they knew it.

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  • As I reached city limits, the traffic thinned to allow me to speed past a spectacularly ugly refinery and across a no-man's land of empty beachscape with a parking lot where dozens of RVs congregated like some post-apocalyptic civilization.

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  • Stars, 2008, is a fairly intact beachscape accented with snowflakelike bursts of pale blue and purple.

  • What Wavves 'Nathan Williams vividly renders on cassette and aluminum isn't the Beach Boys' carefree beachscape, with its bathing beauties, surfboard-wielding Adonises, and pinks-on-the-line drag races.

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