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ter·race

terrace

 
pronunciation:
te rs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flat, paved surface outside of a house or other building; patio.
We ate dinner on the terrace on the warm summer evening.
definition 2: a flat, raised section of ground.
The side of the hill was made into terraces so that the land could be used for farming.
definition 3: a small balcony with a roof.
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The word terrace contains the following part:
terr, terra Latin root that means earth, land
synonyms:
geo