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scenery

noun scen·ery \ˈsē-nə-rē, ˈsēn-rē\

: the walls, furniture, trees, etc., that are used on a stage during a play or other performance to show where the action is taking place

: a view of natural features (such as mountains, hills, valleys, etc.) that is pleasing to look at

: the things that can be seen where a person lives, works, etc.

plural scen·er·ies

Full Definition of SCENERY

1
:  the painted scenes or hangings and accessories used on a theater stage
2
:  a picturesque view or landscape
3
:  one's usual surroundings <needed a change of scenery>

Examples of SCENERY

  1. She designed the scenery for the play.
  2. The scenery showed a forest.
  3. We went for a drive to enjoy the scenery.

First Known Use of SCENERY

1770

Related to SCENERY

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

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