Definitions for: Scenery


[n] the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; "they worked all night painting the scenery"
[n] the appearance of a place



Webster (1913) Definition: Scen"er*y, n.
1. 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.

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.

Synonyms: scene

See Also: backcloth, backdrop, background, flat, landscape, locality, masking, masking piece, neighborhood, neighbourhood, seascape, set, set piece, stage set, vicinity

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