Meaning of terrace

Definition of terrace

(noun) usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face); "Grosvenor Terrace"
(verb) provide (a house) with a terrace; "We terrassed the country house"
make into terraces as for cultivation; "The Incas terraced their mountainous land"

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