Definitions

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

  • noun A view or picture of the surface of the moon.
  • noun A desolate landscape.

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  • noun A view of an area of the Moon
  • noun by extension A desolate or devastated landscape

Etymologies

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

[moon + (land)scape.]

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From moon +‎ -scape.

Examples

  • In fact, the landscape could better be described as a moonscape: the flat sand plain, the occasional meteorite crater, and of course the chain of mountains guarding the landward approach about a half mile inland.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • In fact, the landscape could better be described as a moonscape: the flat sand plain, the occasional meteorite crater, and of course the chain of mountains guarding the landward approach about a half mile inland.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • In fact, the landscape could better be described as a moonscape: the flat sand plain, the occasional meteorite crater, and of course the chain of mountains guarding the landward approach about a half mile inland.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • Rather than a lush green brush under a canopy of towering pines, McClanahan says much of the 5,900-acre park has become "moonscape" - in some spots, for as far as the eye can see.

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  • Rather than lush green brush under a canopy of pines, park superintendent Todd McClanahan says much of Bastrop is a charred "moonscape" - in some spots, as far as the eye can see.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Unfortunately, past the chalet, the wind has come up and the final 6 kilometres over the moonscape is a vastly different challenge from our first ascent from Bedoin.

    PezCyclingNews.com

  • Brooks Porter said a beachhouse on Beach Drive, a road locals dubbed moonscape after the storm, simply was scrap and half of another eight-bedroom home on Thunder Road was found on the ground behind its pilings.

    The Facts: News

  • Brooks Porter said a beachhouse on Beach Drive, a road locals dubbed moonscape after the storm, simply was scrap and half of another eight-bedroom home on Thunder Road was found on the ground behind its pilings.

    The Facts: News

  • Brooks Porter said a beachhouse on Beach Drive, a road locals dubbed moonscape after the storm, simply was scrap and half of another eight-bedroom home on Thunder Road was found on the ground behind its pilings.

    The Facts: News

  • Brooks Porter said a beachhouse on Beach Drive, a road locals dubbed moonscape after the storm, simply was scrap and half of another eight-bedroom home on Thunder Road was found on the ground behind its pilings.

    The Facts: News

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