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Noun: terrace  te-rus
  1. Usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    - patio
  2. A level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    - bench
  3. [Brit] A row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face)
    "Grosvenor Terrace"
Verb: terrace  te-rus
  1. (architecture) provide (a house) with a terrace
    "We terraced the country house";
    - terrasse
  2. Make into terraces as for cultivation
    "The Incas terraced their mountainous land"

Derived forms: terracing, terraces, terraced

Type of: area, form, furnish, offer, plateau, provide, render, row, shape, supply, tableland

Part of: garden

Encyclopedia: Terrace, Minnesota