Definitions

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  • n. The area between foreground and background; middle distance.

Etymologies

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center +‎ ground

Examples

  • The palm trees were purple against the flickering sky; the lake in the centerground caught the stars and the moon, and when the surface shuddered in a gust of wind off the Gulf, the water was streaked with quicksilver; I could smell oak trees and moss and night-blooming flowers.

    Neon Rain

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