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Definition of inscape noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

inscape

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɪnskeɪp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnskeɪp//
 
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the inner nature of a person or thing as shown in a work of art, especially in a poem Word Origin mid 19th cent. (originally in the poetic theory of Gerard Manley Hopkins): perhaps from in- ‘within’ + -scape.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inscape