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1. A view or picture of the surface of the moon. Also called lunarscape.
2. A desolate landscape.

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(Astronomy) the general surface of the moon or a representation of it
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1. the general appearance of the surface of the moon.
2. an artistic representation of this.
3. a desolate land area.
[1925–30; moon + (land) scape]
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[ˈmuːnˌskeɪp] Npaisaje m lunar
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