Definition of paysage in English:

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paysage

Pronunciation: /peɪˈzɑːʒ/

noun

A landscape, especially as depicted in art.
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).

Derivatives

paysagist

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪzədʒɪst/
noun

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with paysage

décolletage, découpage, Lesage, maquillage, plage, potage, vernissage

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