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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 land·scape /ˈlæn(d)ˌskep/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Land·scape n. [Formerly written also landskip.]
 1. A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains.
 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 seascape.
 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) 2.0

      n 1: an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view
      2: painting depicting an expanse of natural scenery
      3: a genre of art dealing with the depiction of natural scenery
         [syn: landscape painting]
      4: an extensive mental viewpoint; "the political landscape
         looks bleak without a change of administration"; "we
         changed the landscape for solving the proble of payroll
      v 1: embellish with plants; "Let's landscape the yard"
      2: do landscape gardening; "My sons landscapes for corporations
         and earns a good living"