[ sit-ee-skeyp ]
/ ˈsɪt iˌskeɪp /


a view of a city, especially a large urban center: The cityscape is impressive as one approaches New York from the sea.
a picture representing such a view.
the characteristic appearance of a city: She has been documenting changes in the cityscape for 20 years.


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Origin of cityscape

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; city + -scape Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for cityscape

/ (ˈsɪtɪskeɪp) /


an urban landscape; view of a city
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