moonscape

noun
moon·​scape | \ ˈmün-ˌskāp How to pronounce moonscape (audio) \

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

The valley is a desolate moonscape.
Recent Examples on the Web In the single’s accompanying video, the artists appear in a variety of celestial settings — floating on a bed in the clouds, posing atop a moonscape, dancing in an otherworldly water scene — all the while looking gorgeous in every frame. Althea Legaspi, Rolling Stone, 25 Mar. 2022 During the Cold War, Germany would have been turned into a moonscape, had the East-West confrontation ever turned hot. Rafael Loss, CNN, 3 Mar. 2022 On Tonga’s main island of Tongatapu, perhaps the biggest problem is the ash that has transformed it into a gray moonscape, contaminating the rainwater that people normally rely on to drink. Moussa Moussa And David Rising, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Jan. 2022 Perhaps the biggest problem is the ash that has coated the main island and transformed it into a gray moonscape, contaminating the rainwater that people rely on to drink. Nick Perry, chicagotribune.com, 18 Jan. 2022 Perhaps the biggest problem is the ash that has coated the main island and transformed it into a gray moonscape, contaminating the rainwater that people rely on to drink. Nick Perry, ajc, 18 Jan. 2022 Satellite and aerial surveillance images of Tonga taken on Monday showed the country’s vibrant green landscape transformed by the volcanic ash into a brownish gray moonscape. Siladitya Ray, Forbes, 18 Jan. 2022 And so, at around 2.45 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon, the participants -- aged 19 to 70, and mostly Israeli, though some were from Switzerland, Britain and America, too -- walked gingerly on the rocky moonscape into the formation prescribed by Tunick. CNN, 17 Oct. 2021 Caterpillar earthmovers scooped up loose rocks and hauled them across a barren moonscape to the quarry’s labyrinthine network of crushing machines. Brian Chasnoff, San Antonio Express-News, 6 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of moonscape

1907, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

4 May 2022

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“Moonscape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moonscape. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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