Definition of terraced roof in English:

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terraced roof

noun

A flat roof, especially the roof of an Indian or Eastern house that is used as a cool resting area.
Example sentences
  • After this introduction, visitors are encouraged to stroll on the terraced roof, where views of the Kawerau Gorge are framed under the translucent canopy floating overhead.
  • Clark could catch glimpses of terraced roofs beyond.
  • Unlike what you see here in the United States, most houses in Gujarat (and most of India) will have a terraced roof, i.e., a flat roof with stairs leading up to it, either from inside the house or from the outside.

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