scenic

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adjective sce·nic \ ˈsē-nik also ˈse- \
variants: or less commonly scenical play \-ni-kəl\

Definition of scenic

1 :of or relating to the stage, a stage setting, or stage representation
2 :of or relating to natural scenery
  • a scenic view
3 :representing an action, event, or episode
  • a scenic bas-relief

scenically

play \ˈsē-ni-k(ə-)lē also ˈse-\ adverb

Examples of scenic in a Sentence

  1. the scenic beauty of the countryside

  2. Our hotel had a scenic view of the lake.

  3. The country around here is very scenic.

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First Known Use of scenic

1623



SCENIC Defined for English Language Learners

scenic

play
adjective

Definition of scenic for English Language Learners

  • : having, providing, or relating to a pleasing or beautiful view of natural scenery (such as mountains, hills, valleys, etc.)


SCENIC Defined for Kids

scenic

play
adjective sce·nic \ ˈsē-nik \

Definition of scenic for Students

1 :having views of pleasant natural features
  • We took a scenic drive in the country.
2 :relating to stage scenery
  • scenic design


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