“Requiem for the Croppies” terraced thousands died, shaking scythes at cannon.
At the center of allegations about a political cover-up is a nondescript Edwardian terraced house in West London.
They showed my mother, laughing on a terraced hill, land stitched with olive trees.
Here the terraced features of the volcanic plateau, produced by the denudation of the successive flows is well displayed.
The fort, with four bastions, terraced and palisaded, has a garrison.
This is owing to their exterior ornaments, and their position on terraced mounds.
The crown of all this terraced glory is the great cathedral.
From the terraced slope of the Calvario one gets a magnificent view of the town.
How it will look fifty years from now, all terraced with houses and gardens!
Here the band played a third waltz, while hundreds of cheering men clambered up the terraced slope of the garden.
1510s, "gallery, portico, balcony," later "flat, raised place for walking" (1570s), from Middle French terrace, from Old French terrasse "platform (built on or supported by a mound of earth)," from Vulgar Latin *terracea, fem. of *terraceus "earthen, earthy," from Latin terra "earth, land" (see terrain). As a natural formation in geology, attested from 1670s.
terrace ter·race (těr'ĭs)
v. ter·raced, ter·rac·ing, ter·rac·es
To suture in several rows, as when closing a wound through a considerable thickness of tissue.