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for Landscape gardening
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Landscape \Land"scape\, n. [Formerly written also landskip.]
[D. landschap; land land + -schap, equiv. to E. -schip; akin
to G. landschaft, Sw. landskap, Dan. landskab. See Land,
1. A portion of land or territory which the eye can
comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it
2. A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or
fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of
nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc. Compare
3. The pictorial aspect of a country.
The landscape of his native country had taken hold
on his heart. --Macaulay.
Landscape gardening, The art of laying out grounds and
arranging trees, shrubbery, etc., in such a manner as to
produce a picturesque effect.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: working as a landscape gardener [syn: landscaping,
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