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townscape

[toun-skeyp] /ˈtaʊnˌskeɪp/
noun
1.
a scene or view, either pictorial or natural, of a town or city.
2.
the planning and building of structures in a town or city, with special concern for aesthetically pleasing results.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; town + -scape
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  • The lawn which is surrounded by the complex forms a pleasing green space within the surrounding urban townscape.
  • Family photographs, the physical landscape and the remaining townscape served as prompts to personal memories.
  • It is directly connected to the character of the town's historical townscape.
British Dictionary definitions for townscape

townscape

/ˈtaʊnskeɪp/
noun
1.
a view of an urban scene
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