What does Urban mean?

Definitions for Urban
ˈɜr bənUrban

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. urbanadjective

    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area

    "urban sociology"; "urban development"

  2. urbanadjective

    located in or characteristic of a city or city life

    "urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"

Wiktionary

  1. urbanadjective

    Related to the (or any) city.

  2. urbanadjective

    Characteristic of city life.

  3. Urbannoun

    A male given name from Latin

  4. Urbannoun

    A patronymic surname.

  5. Urbannoun

    An early Christian, also Urbane and Urbanus in various versions of the Bible.

    Grete wel Vrban, oure helpere in Crist Jhesus, and Stacchen, my derlyng.

  6. Etymology: Latin Urbānus, name of eight early popes, from urbānus ("of the town or city, urbane").

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urbanadjective

    of or belonging to a city or town; as, an urban population

  2. Urbanadjective

    belonging to, or suiting, those living in a city; cultivated; polite; urbane; as, urban manners

Freebase

  1. Urban

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Urban

    ur′ban, adj. of or belonging to a city.—adj. Urbāne′, pertaining to, or influenced by, a city: civilised: refined: courteous.—adv. Urbāne′ly.—n. Urban′ity, the quality of being urbane: refinement: politeness.—Urbi et orbi='to the city and to the world,' a form used in the publication of papal bulls, for the purpose of signifying their formal promulgation to the entire Catholic world, as well as to the city of Rome. [L. urbanusurbs, a city.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Urban

    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.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Urban' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1930

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Urban' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2358

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Urban' in Adjectives Frequency: #250

Anagrams for Urban »

  1. Buran, unbar

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Urban in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Urban in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Urban in a Sentence

  1. Gary Johnson:

    There are constitutional limits to that, but if you were to wave a magic wand, there are a number of departments that come up: Commerce, Housing and Urban Development, Education, Homeland Security.

  2. Winfield Myers:

    You feel a sense of community and belonging that is difficult to achieve in a larger urban setting. people here tend to be more trusting, more open to outsiders moving in. You might think if you weren’t born here, you won’t belong. But we’ve found precisely the opposite. It’s easy to be accepted here. It’s also easy to be more involved in civic groups.

  3. Tara Wall:

    ( Republicans) made black voter engagement a top priority by committing time, talent and resources across the country in pivotal states and urban centers. The midterm results are the beginning fruits of that labor.

  4. The WFP:

    It is estimated that 40 million rural people and 9 million poor urban people who live in drought-affected areas could be exposed.

  5. Michael Krondl:

    It's not an urban legend.

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