scenic

scenic
[[t]si͟ːnɪk[/t]]
1) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n A scenic place has attractive scenery.

This is an extremely scenic part of America.

...a 2-hour drive through scenic country.

Syn:
beautiful, picturesque
2) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n A scenic route goes through attractive scenery and has nice views.

It was even marked on the map as a scenic route...

I went some miles out of my way to take the scenic road into Macon.

3) ADJ: ADJ n If a place has scenic beauty, its scenery is attractive.

...a land of unparalleled scenic beauty.

Derived words:
scenically [[t]si͟ːnɪkli[/t]] ADV usu ADV adj

The Azores are scenically stunning.


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