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French Landscapes Vocabulary

French Landscapes Vocabulary

Lexique des paysages

On this page you’ll find a list of landscape vocabulary words in French. The list consists of almost all kinds of landscapes including mountains, plains, dessert, etc. Most of these words are unique to the French language and not to similar with English. However, some words are the same such as “le plateau” for plateau and “la gorge” for gorge.

Image: Landscape
  • le paysage landscape
  • le bois woods
  • le pré meadow
  • le ruiseau stream
  • le geyser geyser
  • le récif de corail coral reef
  • la rivière river
  • le plateau plateau
  • la plaine plane
  • la forêt forest/woods
  • le marais swamp
  • le lac lake
  • la falaise cliff
  • l’esturaire estuary
  • la colline hill
  • la caverne cave
  • le désert desert
  • la forêt tropicale rainforest
  • la prairie grassland
  • la cascade waterfall
  • la côte coast
  • la montagne mountain
  • la gorge gorge
  • la vallée valley

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