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skyline

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishskylinesky‧line /ˈskaɪlaɪn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SHAPEthe shape made by hills or buildings against the sky 🔊 the famous New York skyline
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skylineCustom homes with spectacular views of the downtown skyline fill the streets that snake through Baldwin Hills.Set amidst green and fertile hills its skyline is stunning and its landscapes inspire a long and dreamy gaze.The week he returned, Primo sent a postcard to Angelita with a picture of the Manhattan skyline at dusk.Go through gate then bear right across field heading for stile that can be seen on skyline.They had eaten the delicious meal to the sound of the river flowing past while the sun faded behind the skyline.The skyline, from any part of this magical plateau, was toothed like the jaw of a shark.But how could we ensure that complexity and mystery were the only qualitative differences between the various skylines?
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