cityscape
noun Date: 1856 1. a city viewed as a scene 2. an artistic representation of a city 3. an urban environment <
a cityscape cluttered with factories
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  • cityscape — UK [ˈsɪtɪˌskeɪp] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms cityscape : singular cityscape plural cityscapes the way that a city looks, or a particular view of a city architectural projects that have changed the Paris cityscape …   English dictionary

  • cityscape — /sit ee skayp /, n. 1. a view of a city, esp. a large urban center: The cityscape is impressive as one approaches New York from the sea. 2. a picture representing such a view. 3. the characteristic appearance of a city: She has been documenting… …   Universalium

  • cityscape — cit|y|scape [ˈsıtiskeıp] n [U and C] the way a city looks, or the way it looks from a particular place ▪ the gray New York cityscape …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cityscape — cit|y|scape [ sıti,skeıp ] noun count or uncount the way that a city looks, or a particular view of a city: architectural projects that have changed the Paris cityscape …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cityscape — noun The view of the buildings of a city, usually referring to a pictured landscape …   Wiktionary

  • cityscape — n. photograph or painting of city; view of a city …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cityscape — noun a city landscape …   English new terms dictionary

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