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paysage

Syllabification: pay·sage
Pronunciation: /pāˈzäZH, ˈpāsij
 
/

Definition of paysage in English:

noun

1.1Landscape painting.
Example sentences
  • At the top of the ancient staircase I flung open the windows with a sense of drama, revealing the moonlight and the sweeping paysage.
  • That's what I call paysage - carefully-honed fields of green, as far as the eye can see (from the helicopter, anyway).

Origin

French, literally 'countryside', from pays 'country'.

Derivatives

paysagist

1
Pronunciation: /ˈpāsəjist/
noun

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