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terrazzo  (tɛˈrætsəʊ



  1. a floor or wall finish made by setting marble or other stone chips into a layer of mortar and polishing the surface

Word Origin

C20: from Italian: terrace

Example Sentences Including 'terrazzo'

Gloria was just walking out of her office when she heard my heels clattering on the terrazzo tiles and turned sharply round.
Val McDermid DEAD BEAT (2002)
Clements had got up and walked to the sliding glass doors that led out on to the terrazzo patio.
Cleary, Jon Murder Song


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