Definition of Scenery

1. Noun. The painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale. "They worked all night painting the scenery"

Exact synonyms: Scene
Specialized synonyms: Backcloth, Backdrop, Background, Flat, Masking, Masking Piece, Set Piece
Generic synonyms: Set, Stage Set

2. Noun. The appearance of a place.
Generic synonyms: Locality, Neck Of The Woods, Neighborhood, Neighbourhood, Vicinity
Specialized synonyms: Landscape, Seascape

Definition of Scenery

1. n. Assemblage of scenes; the paintings and hangings representing the scenes of a play; the disposition and arrangement of the scenes in which the action of a play, poem, etc., is laid; representation of place of action or occurence.

Definition of Scenery

1. Noun. View, natural features, landscape. ¹

2. Noun. Stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scenery

1. a picturesque landscape or view [n -ERIES]

Medical Definition of Scenery

1. 1. Assemblage of scenes; the scenes of a play; the disposition and arrangement of the scenes in which the action of a play, poem, etc, is laid; representation of place of action or occurence. 2. Sum of scenes or views; general aspect, as regards variety and beauty or the reverse, in a landscape; combination of natural views, as woods, hills, etc. "Never need an American look beyond his own country for the sublime and beautiful of natural scenery." (W. Irving) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scenery

scene-stealer
scene kid
scene of action
scene painter
scene safety
scened
sceneful
scenegraph
scenegraphs
sceneless
sceneman
scenemen
scener
sceneries
sceners
scenery (current term)
scenes
sceneshifter
sceneshifters
scenester
scenesters
scenic
scenic artist
scenic railway
scenic route
scenic routes
scenical
scenically
scenick
scenics

Literary usage of Scenery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by Illinois Highway Commission (1913)
"A plan to create a vast State park system without the cost of buying land; to make a new type of scenery that will fit the "Prairie State;" and to add ..."

2. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"The whole island, with its sloping border and central mountains, was adorned with an air of perfect elegance: the scenery, if I may use such an expression, ..."

3. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1889)
"From this point of view the aspect of the island equalled the expectations raised by the many woll-known descriptions of its beautiful scenery. ..."

4. The Diplomatic Relations of England with the Quadruple Alliance, 1815-1830 by Louis Calvert, Myrna M. Boyce, Paul Padgette (1918)
"CHAPTER X THE EFFECT OF REALISTIC scenery AND LIGHTING ON THE ACTOR Work of the Actor Inextricably Interwoven with That of the Producer, Scenic Artist, etc. ..."

5. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"From this point of view the aspect of the island equalled the expectations raised by the many well-known descriptions of its beautiful scenery. ..."

6. The Attic Theatre: A Description of the Stage and Theatre of the Athenians by Arthur Elam Haigh (1898)
"General Character of the scenery. THE scenery in use upon the Attic stage was simple in • character and limited in amount, compared with that employed in a ..."

7. Shakespeare from Betterton to Irving by George Clinton Densmore Odell (1920)
"CHAPTER V scenery: PARTICULAR PERFORMANCES THE FIRST TEN YEARS IN GENERAL ... Obviously the small scenery for the Rutland House performance in 1656 would ..."

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