Definitions for urbanismˈɜr bəˌnɪz əm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ur•ban•ismˈɜr bəˌnɪz əm(n.)
the way of life of people who live in a city.
the study of city life.
Origin of urbanism:
1885–90; < F
the study of cities, their geographic, economic, political, social and cultural environment
the culture or way of life of people who live in cities