cityscape


city·scape

noun \ˈsi-tē-ˌskāp\

: the area where a city is and the way it looks

: a picture that shows part or all of a city

Full Definition of CITYSCAPE

1
:  a city viewed as a scene
2
:  an artistic representation of a city
3
:  an urban environment <a cityscape cluttered with factories>

Examples of CITYSCAPE

  1. The cityscape is cluttered with factories.
  2. a photographer who does mostly cityscapes

First Known Use of CITYSCAPE

1856

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