sea·​scape | \ ˈsē-ˌskāp How to pronounce seascape (audio) \

Definition of seascape

1 : a view of the sea
2 : a picture representing a scene at sea

Examples of seascape in a Sentence

an artist known for her seascapes
Recent Examples on the Web The area of Arctic sea ice in the summer has nearly halved in the last 40 years, leaving behind a wildly different seascape. Stephen Lezak, The New Republic, 12 July 2022 The 20-pound polymer note bears a portrait of J.M.W. Turner, a 19th-century artist renowned for his landscape and seascape paintings. Amy Cheng, Washington Post, 24 June 2022 Painted in 1840 to coincide with a major antislavery conference in London, Turner’s ultimate seascape imbued the sublime with the ferocity of colonialism and imperialism. Jason Farago, New York Times, 7 Apr. 2022 Homer is the most American of painters but drew from the English seascape tradition. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 10 Feb. 2022 The perimeter of every condo incorporates floor-to-ceiling glass windows that offer an unobstructed, panoramic view of the seascape. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 7 Jan. 2022 And, most of all, there's the beauty of the Orkney land and seascape. Barry Neild, CNN, 7 Jan. 2022 And high above a rock formation in the French Riviera is the fortress known as Brégançon, which looks out onto a picturesque blue seascape dotted by olive and laurel trees. Blue Carreon, Forbes, 9 Dec. 2021 Head to the sandy shores of Manza Beach for a salty dip and glittering seascape views from nearby Cape Manzamo. David Mcelhenney, CNN, 27 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of seascape

1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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17 Jul 2022

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“Seascape.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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