Definition of moonscape in English:

moonscape

Line breaks: moon|scape
Pronunciation: /ˈmuːnskeɪp
 
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noun

  • A landscape resembling the surface of the moon, especially in being rocky and barren: the pock-marked moonscape around the old colliery
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    • The landscape changes from lush, tree-covered mountains to a barren moonscape, the result of a mining practice called mountaintop removal.
    • With the forest kaput, erosion creates a tropic moonscape of barren hillsides.
    • The trees thinned, dirt gave way to snow, the trail disappeared, and we slipped and slid and slithered through a narrow pass before entering a moonscape of rocky peaks and ice-rimmed lakes.

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