cityscape

[ sit-ee-skeyp ]
/ ˈsɪt iˌskeɪp /

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. city technology college,
  2. city-born,
  3. city-bred,
  4. city-state,
  5. cityfied,
  6. cityward,
  7. citywide,
  8. ciudad bolívar,
  9. ciudad de naucalpan de juárez,
  10. ciudad del carmen

Origin of cityscape

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; city + -scape

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British Dictionary definitions for cityscape

cityscape

/ (ˈsɪtɪskeɪp) /

noun

an urban landscape; view of a city
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