scenery

noun
1 features of the countryside
ADJECTIVE
lovely, nice, picturesque, pretty
beautiful, breathtaking, dramatic, fantastic, gorgeous, magnificent, spectacular, stunning, wonderful
changing, varied
surrounding

The town is charming and the surrounding scenery superb.

passing
local
coastal, mountain, natural
VERB + SCENERY
admire, enjoy, look at, take in

An observation deck lets you take in the passing scenery.

see
watch

She watched the passing scenery.

SCENERY + VERB
change
PREPOSITION
amid (the) scenery, in (the) scenery

The hotel lies amid spectacular mountain scenery.

through (the) scenery

The train passes through some magnificent scenery.

PHRASES
the beauty of the scenery

We stopped to admire the beauty of the scenery around us.

a change of scenery

For a complete change of scenery, take a ferry out to one of the islands.

2 on stage
VERB + SCENERY
set up
change
PREPOSITION
scenery for

That table is part of the scenery for Act 2.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • scenery — (n.) decoration of a theater stage, 1774, earlier scenary (1690s); see SCENE (Cf. scene) + ERY (Cf. ery). Meaning a landscape or view, a pictorial scene is from 1777 …   Etymology dictionary

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  • scenery — ► NOUN 1) the natural features of a landscape considered in terms of their appearance. 2) the painted background used to represent a place on a stage or film set …   English terms dictionary

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