townscape

[toun-skeyp]

noun

a scene or view, either pictorial or natural, of a town or city.
the planning and building of structures in a town or city, with special concern for aesthetically pleasing results.

Nearby words

  1. townie,
  2. townish,
  3. townishly,
  4. townland,
  5. townlet,
  6. townsend,
  7. townsend avalanche,
  8. townsend plan,
  9. townsend's solitaire,
  10. townsend, francis everett

Origin of townscape

First recorded in 1875–80; town + -scape

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British Dictionary definitions for townscape

townscape

noun

a view of an urban scene
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