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1. An expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view: a desert landscape.
2. A picture depicting an expanse of scenery.
3. The branch of art dealing with the representation of natural scenery.
4. The aspect of the land characteristic of a particular region: a bleak New England winter landscape.
5. Grounds that have been landscaped: liked the house especially for its landscape.
6. An extensive mental view; an interior prospect: "They occupy the whole landscape of my thought" (James Thurber).
7. The orientation of a page such that the shorter side runs from top to bottom.
v. land·scaped, land·scap·ing, land·scapes
To adorn or improve (a section of ground) by contouring and by planting flowers, shrubs, or trees.
To arrange grounds aesthetically or maintain grounds as a profession.

[Dutch landschap, from Middle Dutch landscap, region : land, land; see lendh- in Indo-European roots + -scap, state, condition (collective suff.).]

land′scap′er n.


a landscape gardener
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landscaper - someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractivelylandscaper - someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively
architect, designer - someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
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Away from the hospital, he was an amateur landscaper and architect and collected stamps, Balabanian said.
Contract notice: Making boxes, packing, transport of works of art and unpacking for the exhibition "frits thaulow, landscaper by nature.
It's quieter,'' said the landscaper, one of the last customers of the day.
Contract notice: Urbanist market, chief architect and landscaper to the bia duchere.
Landscaper Pro announced the appointment of Anthony Amato as the national sales manager at its Chestnut Ridge, NY, location in Rockland County.
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If you call in a landscaper for plans, realize price will probably be commensurate with results.
according to Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives, the 44-year-old landscaper - who loved to fish and dote on his children - shot his wife, Veva, 43, at least twice before turning the 9mm gun on himself.
NEWHALL - Good with tools and gadgets, landscaper and handyman Loren Burghout strolled into the Canyon Theatre Guild 10 years ago and found an outlet for his creativity.
Even for a professional landscaper it can be a challenge - or a contest.
At 5 feet, 9 inches and weighing more than 200 pounds, Iannolo, who works as a landscaper, squeezes into the child-size chairs laid out in the kindergarten classroom in Northridge where his troop regularly meets.
Q: I have a deciduous oak tree that the landscaper has put dirt around to prepare for sodding the lawn.