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[mee zahn sen] /mi zɑ̃ ˈsɛn/

noun, French.
the process of setting a stage, with regard to placement of actors, scenery, properties, etc.
the stage setting or scenery of a play.
surroundings; environment.
/miz ɑ̃ sɛn/

the environment of an event

1833, from French mise en scène, literally “setting on the stage,” from mise (13c.), literally “a putting, placing,” noun use of fem. past participle of mettre “to put, place,” from Latin mittere “to send” (see mission).


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