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Adjective
/ˈərbən/,
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In, relating to, or characteristic of a city or town,
  1. In, relating to, or characteristic of a city or town
    • - the urban population
  2. Denoting or relating to popular dance music of black origin
    • - a party that features the best in urban music
  3. Denoting popular black culture in general


  1. relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area; "urban sociology"; "urban development"
  2. located in or characteristic of a city or city life; "urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"
  3. Urban (1076–1134) was the first bishop of South East Wales to call himself 'bishop of Llandaff'. He was of a Welsh clerical family and his baptismal name in the Welsh language is given in charter sources as Gwrgan. He Latinised it to the papal name 'Urban'.
  4. 'Urban' is an American hybrid elm cultivar derived from progeny of a controlled crossing of the Siberian Elm Ulmus pumila with the Dutch clone '148' (U. × hollandica 'Vegeta' × U. minor '28') in 1958 by Toru Arisumi of the USDA at Columbus, Ohio. ...
  5. Urban, also known as Orban, was a Hungarian gunfounder who cast superguns for the Ottoman siege of Constantinople in 1453.
  6. Urban is a common name, from the Latin urbanus (from the city).
  7. Urban is a Danish free daily newspaper owned by Det Berlingske Officin. It was launched on September 24, 2001, shortly after the competing free daily MetroXpress (the Danish edition of the Metro newspaper). Circulation in second half of 2008 was 196,752.
  8. related to the (or any) city; characteristic of city life
  9. A male given name, rather rare in English; A patronymic surname; An early Christian, also Urbane and Urbanus in various versions of the Bible
  10. (urbanness) The state or condition of being urban
  11. A term used to describe a property's location. Urban properties have paved access roads and streets; they are close to neighboring properties and have support services less than 10 miles away. Urban is also a term used to describe a property located in a city or town.
  12. Use or harvesting of marine and coastal resources pertaining to developed or built up areas.
  13. Route uses roads on which other traffic is the norm. Riders should expect frequent traffic control devices, many cross streets and cross traffic, multiple lanes in the same direction, and support services (gas stations, quick marts, police) to be nearby.
  14. built-up area. Settlements are usually designated as urban once they have grown large enough to support industries which are not rural in nature. However, no common figure can be put on the necessary size as settlements function differently in different areas due to local circumstances.
  15. a parish with more than 100,000 residents or a city with more than 25,000 residents.
  16. The "urban" category includes those areas classified as being urbanized (having a population density of at least 1,000 persons per square mile and a total population of at least 50,000) as well as cities, villages, boroughs (except in Alaska and New York), towns (except in the six New England ...
  17. Urban refers to a group of households located within Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget in 1993. For this report, urban is composed of central city and suburban areas. ...
  18. Peculiar to the human environment, as contrasted with that found normally around wild animals.
  19. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a city, and the people and fixtures in it.
  20. Areas contained in a metropolitan area, which is defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as a group of communities that are socially and economically integrated with an adjacent urbanized area.
  21. A learner resides in a place with a population of 50,000 or more, or in a city with adjacent areas of high density.
  22. Area: all territories, populations, and housing units in urbanized areas and in places of 2,500 or more persons outside urbanized areas. ...
  23. A central city of a Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (CMSA) or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
  24. A style of art that relates to cities and city life often done by artists who live in or have a passion for city life. Sometimes Urban art is called "street art". The term “urban” means "from the city".
  25. The development intensity of a riverfront corridor can be classified according to the degree or percentage of impervious cover-hard surfaces such as buildings, streets, parking lots, and sidewalks-found within the corridor. ...