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)
provide (a house) with a terrace
make into terraces as for cultivation
- Therefore, the most important criteria for correlating terraces are usually the height of terrace scarps and their trend along river valleys.
- Floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of the bay and Cretan mountains from private balconies or terraces.
- The splaying stack of slabs creates big terraces for gardening and the irregular shape allows sun to enter from multiple angles.