townscape
noun Date: 1880 1. a representation of an urban scene 2. a town or city viewed as a scene

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • townscape — ► NOUN ▪ an urban landscape …   English terms dictionary

  • townscape — [toun′skāp΄] n. a picture or view of a town or a part of a town …   English World dictionary

  • townscape — UK [ˈtaʊnˌskeɪp] / US noun [countable] Word forms townscape : singular townscape plural townscapes the appearance of a particular town, especially as it is shown in a picture or photograph …   English dictionary

  • townscape — town|scape [ˈtaunskeıp] n the way a town or large parts of a town look ▪ industrial townscapes ▪ Edinburgh s historic townscape …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • townscape — /town skayp /, n. 1. a scene or view, either pictorial or natural, of a town or city. 2. the planning and building of structures in a town or city, with special concern for aesthetically pleasing results. [1875 80; TOWN + SCAPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • townscape — noun a) A view of a town, or a subjective image of a town b) A depiction of an urban scene …   Wiktionary

  • townscape — town|scape [ taun,skeıp ] noun count the appearance of a particular town, especially as it is shown in a picture or photograph …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • townscape — noun an urban landscape …   English new terms dictionary

  • townscape — town·scape …   English syllables

  • townscape — town•scape [[t]ˈtaʊnˌskeɪp[/t]] n. a scene or view, either pictorial or natural, of a town or city • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

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