1(Of land) having been formed into a number of level areas resembling a series of steps.
- In Bhutan, cows and yaks graze, rice and wheat grow, and people live up and down terraced land that seems to kiss endless blue sky above and melt into pristine waters below.
- Already, Glover has started clearing one of his hillsides and developing contoured fields similar to the terraced strips of land the Hmong worked in the mountains.
- Where land is life, highlanders turn mountainsides into terraced fields.
2chiefly British (Of a house) in the style of a row house.
- Six of the houses would be affordable low-cost homes, with the remainder a mix of two and four-bedroom houses and semi-detached and terraced housing.
- Firefighters had to don breathing apparatus when they went into the terraced house, where they finally found a fridge was leaking ammonia, a colourless gas with a pungent smell, which is also toxic, corrosive and explosive in air.
- One of the main problems is that many of these urban terraced houses only have access to the garden area through the house.
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