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scenography

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noun sce·nog·ra·phy \sē-ˈnä-grə-fē\

Definition of scenography

  1. :  the art of perspective representation especially as applied to the design and painting of stage scenery

sce·nog·ra·pher play \-grə-fər\ noun
sce·no·graph·ic play \ˌsē-nə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective


Origin of scenography

Greek skēnographia painting of scenery, from skēnē + -graphia -graphy


First Known Use: 1645


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