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scenography

[see-nog-ruh-fee] /siˈnɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
the art of representing objects in accordance with the rules of perspective.
2.
scene painting (used especially with reference to ancient Greece).
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Greek skēnographía. See scene, -o-, -graphy
Related forms
scenographer, noun
scenographic
[see-nuh-graf-ik, sen-uh-] /ˌsi nəˈgræf ɪk, ˌsɛn ə-/ (Show IPA),
scenographical, adjective
scenographically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for scenography

scenography

/siːˈnɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
the art of portraying objects or scenes in perspective
2.
scene painting, esp in ancient Greece
Derived Forms
scenographer, noun
scenographic (ˌsiːnəʊˈɡræfɪk), scenographical, adjective
scenographically, adverb
Word Origin
C17: via Latin from Greek skēnographia a drawing in perspective, from skēnēscene
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