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Definition of "skyline" [skyline]

  • The line along which the surface of the earth and the sky appear to meet; the horizon. (noun)
  • The outline of a group of buildings or a mountain range seen against the sky. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "skyline" in a sentence
  • "In the Shanghai of last year, I'm sure the skyline is more developed then when you were there in 2004."
  • "The Los Angeles skyline is changing, and its going for gold – LEED Gold, that is."
  • "Also, winds in skyline cities such as NY only really change at intersections; if he jumped into a firly long straight street he probably would have had no trouble at all. da soc"