cityscape

noun city·scape \ ˈsi-tē-ˌskāp \
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018

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 in a Sentence

  1. The cityscape is cluttered with factories.

  2. a photographer who does mostly cityscapes

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First Known Use of cityscape

1856

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CITYSCAPE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of cityscape for English Language Learners

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

  • : a picture that shows part or all of a city



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