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

  • n. A view or representation of a night scene.
  • n. A night scene considered together with all the elements and features constituting it: "a nightscape of black shiny streets and glistening light” ( David Denby).
  • n. A situation likened to a scene late at night: "His trip . . . is an eerie nightscape full of rubble and reflexive violence” ( Time).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The nighttime landscape, or a depiction of this


night +‎ -scape (Wiktionary)



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