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Meaning of SCENERY

Pronunciation:  'seenuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; "they worked all night painting the scenery"
  2. [n]  the appearance of a place
 

SCENERY is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: scene
 
 See Also: backcloth, backdrop, background, flat, landscape, locality, masking, masking piece, neighborhood, neighbourhood, seascape, set, set piece, stage set, vicinity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scen"er*y\, n.
1. Assemblage of scenes; the paintings and hangings
   representing the scenes of a play; the disposition and
   arrangement of the scenes in which the action of a play,
   poem, etc., is laid; representation of place of action or
   occurence.

2. Sum of scenes or views; general aspect, as regards variety
   and beauty or the reverse, in a landscape; combination of
   natural views, as woods, hills, etc.

         Never need an American look beyond his own country
         for the sublime and beautiful of natural scenery.
                                               --W. Irving.

 

 

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