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[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.
Origin of cityscape
1855-60, Americanism; city + -scape Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for cityscape
  • Model makers had to pore over numerous prospective building plans to accurately depict the forward-looking cityscape.
  • Some offer striking views, not only of the cityscape but also of the curving, sheltering underside of the balconies above.
  • Propped up on sleek cone-shaped columns, its sensual forms draw strength from the energetic cityscape that surrounds it.
  • There were stopping places, turning points and breaks in the cityscape on any journey.
  • On the right side, patterns of horizontal and vertical lines extend the cut-paper cityscape to the top edge of the work.
  • One can truly enjoy the cityscape's views through the use of the various outdoor patios and balconies.
  • Mammoth plates and panoramas provide large cityscape, landscape, and waterscape views.
  • All elements of the composition-figures, cityscape, landscape-spiral in response to the panel's round shape.
British Dictionary definitions for cityscape


an urban landscape; view of a city
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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cityscape in Technology
A re-seller of Internet connections to the PIPEX backbone.
E-Mail: .
Address: CityScape Internet Services, 59 Wycliffe Rd., Cambridge, CB1 3JE, England. Telephone: +44 (1223) 566 950.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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