From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Landscape \Land"scape\, n. [Formerly written also landskip.]
   [D. landschap; land land + -schap, equiv. to E. -schip; akin
   to G. landschaft, Sw. landskap, Dan. landskab. See Land,
   and -schip.]
   1. A portion of land or territory which the eye can
      comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it
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   2. A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or
      fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of
      nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc. Compare
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   3. The pictorial aspect of a country.
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            The landscape of his native country had taken hold
            on his heart.                         --Macaulay.
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   Landscape gardening, The art of laying out grounds and
      arranging trees, shrubbery, etc., in such a manner as to
      produce a picturesque effect.
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