wa·​ter·​scape ˈwȯ-tər-ˌskāp How to pronounce waterscape (audio)
: a water or sea view : seascape sense 1

Examples of waterscape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As the city’s waterscape changes, here’s a look back at how the people and money behind La Maison Blanche help tell the story of Fort Lauderdale. Bill Kearney, Sun Sentinel, 12 Jan. 2024 Among the woodblocks are swirling waterscapes, sometimes realistic yet often abstract and psychedelic. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 8 Sep. 2023 Kata's Kookaburra Cove provides 3,000 square feet of waterscape fun for kids, while true daredevils can take the ultimate plunge on Walhalla Wave, a first-of-its-kind attraction where riders feel weightlessness thanks to zero-gravity walls. Carly Caramanna, Chron, 11 May 2023 From roiling whitewater to azure alpine lakes, the world's waterscapes both invigorate and calm. Nathan Borchelt, Travel + Leisure, 4 May 2023 The 141-acre waterscape includes 18 water slides, 11 pools, 14 lagoons, five miles of white sand beaches, and two river rides. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 8 Dec. 2022 Researchers studied plant pollen preserved in cores of earth to identify vegetation-rich areas that indicated high water levels and create models of what the waterscape around the pyramids looked like over the past 8,000 years. Ashley Strickland and Katie Hunt, CNN, 3 Sep. 2022 Not to mention the waterscape mural painted across the walls. Miriam Marini, Detroit Free Press, 17 Mar. 2022 Sydney To gaze out at Sydney’s awe-inspiring waterscape, there’s no need to shell out for a private tour of Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River. Keith Plocek, New York Times, 6 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of waterscape was in 1842

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“Waterscape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waterscape. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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