landscape

n. An outdoor scene. A genre of art in which the natural, outdoor environment is the principal subject, using natural features as the basis of the composition. A metaphorical terrain that gives an understanding of the relationships among different aspects of an idea or activity.

Notes

A landscape1 may refer to either the scene itself or to an artwork that depicts such a scene. - Landscapes2 may be made in many media, including oils, watercolors, sketches, and photographs. - Landscape3 is an extension of the natural environment to the world of ideas; for example, the social landscape, the political landscape.