moonscape (n.) 1926, from MOON (Cf. moon) (n.) + SCAPE (Cf. scape) (n.).

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  • moonscape — ► NOUN ▪ a rocky and barren landscape resembling the moon s surface …   English terms dictionary

  • moonscape — [mo͞on′skāp΄] n. [ MOON + (LAND)SCAPE] the surface of the moon or a representation of it …   English World dictionary

  • Moonscape — A moonscape is an area or vista of the lunar landscape (generally of the Earth s moon), or a visual representation of this, such as in a painting. The term moonscape is also sometimes used metaphorically for an area devastated or flattened by war …   Wikipedia

  • moonscape — UK [ˈmuːnˌskeɪp] / US [ˈmunˌskeɪp] noun [countable] Word forms moonscape : singular moonscape plural moonscapes an empty area of land that looks like the surface of the moon …   English dictionary

  • moonscape — noun Date: 1916 the surface of the moon as seen or as depicted; also a landscape resembling this surface …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • moonscape — /moohn skayp /, n. 1. the general appearance of the surface of the moon. 2. an artistic representation of it. 3. a land area that resembles the surface of the moon, esp. in barrenness and desolation. [1925 30; MOON + (LAND)SCAPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • moonscape — noun a) A view of an area of the Moon b) A desolate or devastated landscape …   Wiktionary

  • moonscape — moon|scape [ˈmu:nskeıp] n [singular] an area of land with no plants that looks like the surface of the moon …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • moonscape — moon|scape [ mun,skeıp ] noun count an empty area of land that looks like the surface of the moon …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • moonscape — muːnskeɪp n. surface of the moon; area resembling the surface of the moon …   English contemporary dictionary

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