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backdrop

noun

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the physical conditions or features that form the setting against which something is viewed
  • visitors dine at the restaurant with a dramatic stretch of the Pacific Ocean as a jaw-dropping backdrop

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The first known use of backdrop was in 1866

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“Backdrop.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backdrop. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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