What does the word terrace mean?

Usage examples for terrace

  1. He walked out on the terrace. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  2. " We'll see," he murmured, as he mounted the steps of the terrace. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  3. In other places the step up to the terrace above was forty feet. – The Golden Skull by John Blaine