Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The view of the sky, often including the skyline

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A view of the sky; a part of the sky within the range of vision, or a picture or representation of such a part.

Etymologies

sky +‎ -scape (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The tricks are simple crowd pleasers: A Pyongyang city bus filled with waving passengers appears to levitate and then disappear; an acrobat seems to float through a magical skyscape of clouds.

    North Korea stages its biggest magic show ever

  • The fault is not in the African people, the African landscape or skyscape.

    Alemayehu G. Mariam: Why Do Things Always Fall Apart in Africa?

  • Outside, he sat his wine glass on the ground and lost himself in the night skyscape, the clusters of stars, the moon just bright enough to show a patch of clouds.

    Imbecilogram

  • I went to the discount bin and was dismayed to find a choice between blue and beige stripes and a skyscape of cloud-hugging teddy bears.

    Shade

  • To emphasize the point, the caption below a photo illustration of Rice and Bush with a blood red Gaza City skyscape in the background reads: "Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and President George W. Bush, whose secret Palestinian intervention backfired in a big way."

    In Jon We Trust

  • Long before Patrick even knew there was a word called astronomy, he had been interested in the skyscape.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Resident Stargazer

  • Â The family watches boyfriend Matt with careful scrutiny and the scene is deliberately set up for them to enjoy his obvious discomfort, which seems a bit mean as he and Astra teleport into a ridiculously complex and beautiful Kirby-esque skyscape filled with planets and dots and fooferaw.

    Review: Astro City - Astra Special #1 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • All in all, short of an extreme fuel crisis or economic calamity (either or both of which are possible), there is no reason to believe that the skyscape will look terribly different a decade from now.

    What Will U.S. Air Travel Look Like in Ten Years? A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • This was an unfunny dig at the windowless pair in the lower deck, who not only lacked a skyscape but sat facing backwards and not only sat facing backwards but would be forced to eject downwards if nicked by an enemy SAM.

    Underworld

  • I live in a corner of Queens on the brink of change, a hotel now peeks into the skyscape that was once the view from my bedroom window.

    Mourning Morrone Bakery

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