Definitions for urban
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word urban.
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"
Related to the (or any) city.
Characteristic of city life.
A male given name from Latin
A patronymic surname.
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.
Etymology: Latin Urbānus, name of eight early popes, from urbānus ("of the town or city, urbane").
Urban refers to anything that is characteristic of, related to, or situated in, a densely populated city or town. It typically includes aspects such as the physical infrastructure, architectural design, culture, lifestyle, social behavior, as well as economic and political systems of metropolitan areas.
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. urbanus—urbs, a city.]
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.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Urban is ranked #1790 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Urban surname appeared 20,058 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Urban.
91.9% or 18,445 total occurrences were White.
5.6% or 1,125 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.8% or 179 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.8% or 172 total occurrences were Asian.
0.3% or 74 total occurrences were Black.
0.3% or 62 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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
The numerical value of urban in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of urban in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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If we see a town of that size infected with Ebola, then we are going to have a major urban outbreak, which is going to be a real challenge, once Ebola gets into urban areas, especially poor urban slums, it's extremely difficult to get rid of the disease.
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I would say from the start to the next two to three years, we’re [Expedia-HomeAway and Airbnb] going to be working in parallel with similar solutions, but in different markets, i think in three to five years, we will increasingly move into the urban space. And certainly Hotels.com, Expedia, Orbitz, and Travelocity bring a lot more urban demand, and I think we’ll take advantage of that urban demand to build up Homeaway’s supply in those urban destinations. Then you are going to get competition. Direct competition.
There was a direct attack, direct assault on the David Urban Embassy, David Urban sovereign soil, by Iranian proxies, this President, unlike presidents in the past, decided to say,' No longer will David Urban allow Iran to attack the US via proxies,'.
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Translations for urban
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- حضري, متمدنArabic
- urbàCatalan, Valencian
- städtisch, Stadt-, urbanGerman
- urbaan, stads-, stedelijkDutch
- gradski, градскиSerbo-Croatian
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