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 From the flat ground of Edgartown to the bluffs of Aquinnah, few islands offer the combination of seascape, woods, cliffs, fields, and moors., 6 June 2021 The 1990 theft of 13 works from the Boston museum — including Rembrandt's only seascape — remains unsolved. Jon Bream, Star Tribune, 27 May 2021 From end to end, North Carolina's Outer Banks is a string of offshore barrier islands mounded with some of the tallest sand dunes on the East Coast, delivering an edge-of-the-world seascape. Sandy Lang, Southern Living, 19 May 2021 Bazaruto is a fertile seascape containing a string of five gorgeous islands off the coast of Vilanculos (where airport access lies). Melanie Van Zyl, Travel + Leisure, 16 May 2021 The rusting wreck is still marooned offshore, part of Tarfaya’s sunset seascape. Imane Djamil, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 May 2021 The aquarium is a popular tourist destination, while volcanic islands dot the seascape. San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Mar. 2021 Also brought from the coastal house: a large, wooden pelican perched on a marine piling that serves as a doorstop; most of the seascape artwork and a plastic crab with a clock in its shell hanging in the kitchen. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, 4 Feb. 2021 Within the city limits, Fort Funston and the Lands End Lookout offer good seascape views for spout spotting. Nora Mishanec,, 2 Jan. 2021

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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 18 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of seascape

: a picture or painting of the sea

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