seascape

noun

sea·​scape ˈsē-ˌskāp How to pronounce seascape (audio)
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 That includes lots of red, white and blue, gingham check, Florida coastal colors, seascapes and paintings with boats or birds. Marni Jameson, The Mercury News, 18 Jan. 2024 Send any news, comments, seascape soundscapes, and Trader Joe’s totes to talk@qz.com. Morgan Haefner, Quartz, 14 Mar. 2024 Citing the seascapes of 19th-century photographer Gustave Le Gray as inspiration, Lê explained that her primary aim is not making conventionally beautiful images — though her photos often are — but rather to capture the sublime, and by extension the ambiguous. Dan Q. Dao, CNN, 29 Feb. 2024 The underwater seascape turned out to be 310 miles long and 68 miles wide, NOAA said, and covers 6.4 million acres, an area larger than Vermont. Li Cohen, CBS News, 23 Jan. 2024 On walking inside, guests encountered a grand room with seascape murals, fine tablecloths, red leather banquettes, and a very powerful maitre’d. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 1 Feb. 2024 Prices for old American landscapes and seascapes tumbled about 15 years ago and don’t seem to be recovering. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 27 Jan. 2024 Interior coastal design makes a connection to the surrounding seascape. Marisa Spyker, Southern Living, 18 Dec. 2023 Sunken migrant ships transform the once-clear seascapes into treacherous minefields that can damage their equipment. Alessandro Clemente, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of seascape was in 1792

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“Seascape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seascape. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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seascape

noun
sea·​scape ˈsē-ˌskāp How to pronounce seascape (audio)
1
: a view of the sea
2
: a picture representing a scene at sea

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