Definition of


  1. (adj, all) used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
  2. (adj, pert) of or relating to the stage or stage scenery

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Alternate forms of Scenic

Derivations: scene

Origin of the word Scenic

  1. 1623, of or belonging to the stage or drama, from Fr. sc?nique (14c.), from L. sc?nicus, from Gk. skenikos, from skene (see scene). Meaning "of or belonging to natural scenery" is recorded from 1842. Of roads, etc., "offering fine views," recorded since 1914. Scenic railway is recorded from 1894. more

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