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Definition of Terrace


  1. A raised level space, shelf, or platform of earth, supported on one or more sides by a wall, a bank of tuft, or the like, whether designed for use or pleasure.
  2. A balcony, especially a large and uncovered one.
  3. A flat roof to a house; as, the buildings of the Oriental nations are covered with terraces.
  4. A street, or a row of houses, on a bank or the side of a hill; hence, any street, or row of houses.
  5. A level plain, usually with a steep front, bordering a river, a lake, or sometimes the sea.
  6. To form into a terrace or terraces; to furnish with a terrace or terraces, as, to terrace a garden, or a building.
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Terrace Translations

terrace in Dutch is terras
terrace in French is terrasse
terrace in German is Terrasse
terrace in Hungarian is terasz
terrace in Spanish is terraza
terrace in Swedish is terrassera, husrad, terass