Pronunciation: (sē'nu-rē), [key]
1. the general appearance of a place; the aggregate of features that give character to a landscape.
2. hangings, draperies, structures, etc., used on a stage to represent a locale or furnish decorative background.
3. chew the scenery, to act melodramatically; overact.
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