Definitions for urbanˈɜr bən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
of, pertaining to, or comprising a city or town.
living in a city.
characteristic of or accustomed to cities; citified.
Origin of urban:
1610–20; < L urbānus=urb-, s. of urbs city +-ānus -an1
relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
"urban sociology"; "urban development"
located in or characteristic of a city or city life
"urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
relating to or in a city
urban neighborhoods; urban life
Related to the (or any) city.
Characteristic of city life.
, rather rare in English.
An early Christian, also Urbane and Urbanus in various versions of the Bible.
Origin: Urbanus, name of eight early popes, from urbanus.
of or belonging to a city or town; as, an urban population
belonging to, or suiting, those living in a city; cultivated; polite; urbane; as, urban manners
Urban was a Danish free daily newspaper owned by Det Berlingske Officin. It was launched on September 24, 2001, shortly after the competing free daily MetroXpress. Circulation in second half of 2008 was 196,752. It closed on January 12, 2012.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name of eight Popes: Urban I., Pope from 223 to 230; Urban II., Pope from 1088 to 1099, warm promoter of the first Crusade; Urban III., Pope from 1185 to 1187; Urban IV., Pope from 1261 to 1264; Urban V., Pope from 1362 to 1370, man of an ascetic temper; Urban VI., Pope from 1378 to 1389, in his reign the schism in the papacy began which lasted 40 years; Urban VII., Pope in 1590; and Urban VIII., Pope from 1623 to 1644, founded the College de Propaganda Fide.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'urban' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1930
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'urban' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2358
Rank popularity for the word 'urban' in Adjectives Frequency: #250
Translations for urban
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
of, consisting of, or living in, a city or town
He dislikes urban life; urban traffic.
- مَدَني، خاص بالمَدينَهArabic
- urbanoPortuguese (BR)
- by-; bymæssigDanish
- αστικός, της πόληςGreek
- शहरी, नागरिकHindi
- urban, gradskiCroatian
- by-, bymessigNorwegian
- ښاري، دښار او سيدونكى: دښارPashto
- urban, stads-Swedish
- 都市的Chinese (Trad.)
- شہر سے متعلقUrdu
- thuộc, ở thành phốVietnamese
- 都市的Chinese (Simp.)
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