moonscape

noun moon·scape \ -ˌskāp \
Updated on: 18 Feb 2018

Definition of moonscape

: the surface of the moon as seen or as depicted; also : a landscape resembling this surface

Examples of moonscape in a Sentence

  1. The valley is a desolate moonscape.

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First Known Use of moonscape

1907


MOONSCAPE Defined for English Language Learners

moonscape

noun

Definition of moonscape for English Language Learners

  • : the way the surface of the moon looks

  • : a dry and empty place that looks like the surface of the moon



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