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addaword.gifdefinition of soundscape

noun
the sounds which are heard in a particular place, taken in as a whole
A new field of biology called 'soundscape ecology' has scientists recording all the sounds in a given habitat and listening for patterns and changes.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/08/2011 09:36:00
Definition of soundscape from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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