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cityscape

[sit-ee-skeyp] /ˈsɪt iˌskeɪp/
noun
1.
a view of a city, especially 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 changes in the cityscape for 20 years.
Origin of cityscape
1855-1860
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60; city + -scape
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  • But it does not take him long to note the absence of wide boulevards and the lack of ensemble in the cityscape.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • One realized that habit had given us a sense of proportion to the cityscape.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
British Dictionary definitions for cityscape

cityscape

/ˈsɪtɪskeɪp/
noun
1.
an urban landscape; view of a city
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