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 Pictures abound of the bears at play, in family groupings, wandering through spectacular land- and seascapes, and more. David James, Anchorage Daily News, "From dangerous predator to beloved Arctic icon: 2 books show shifting perception of polar bears," 9 May 2020 One violinist played outside, with a beautiful seascape as his backdrop. John Leicester, The Christian Science Monitor, "National Orchestra of France delivers rousing 'Boléro' from home," 2 Apr. 2020 How quickly a visual style becomes a gimmick in our age of memes: think of Caspar David Friedrich’s seascapes or Georgia O’Keeffe’s flowers or even Marcel Duchamp’s urinals reduced to the digital equivalent of a gift shop postcard. Megan O’grady, New York Times, "Is It Possible to Feel Creatively Connected Without Social Media?," 4 Mar. 2020 Set your temperature preference with a dial from 70 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and dream of snug mermaids in parkas flitting about a pleasant seascape. Popular Science, "How to make your bed the perfect temperature," 30 Jan. 2020 The Glowquarium offers a blacklit seascape with a diver lurking in lurid seaweed. The Economist, "Art or entertainment? How Meow Wolf turned “immersive art experiences” into big business," 15 Jan. 2020 The statesman’s work mainly features landscapes and seascapes inspired by the bright colors of Impressionists like Claude Monet, per KATC. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "See Winston Churchill’s Little-Known Art," 4 Feb. 2020 One of Black’s first considerations when taking over the kitchen at Sierra Mar was the daily incorporation of local wild foods, specifically in a mushroom tasting menu that gives diners a taste of the woods and seascapes around them. Ellen Fort, Sunset Magazine, "The Ultimate Mushroom Trip? A Foraging Weekend in Big Sur," 15 Jan. 2020 Snuggle into a plush bathrobe and rejuvenate with quiet time in your cabin; all accommodations are suites with big private balconies (even the smallest veranda has plenty of room to stretch and soak up the seascape). Janice Wald Henderson, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Five Best Cruises for a Post-Holiday Detox," 18 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of seascape

1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Seascape.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of seascape

: a picture or painting of the sea

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