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").
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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Rank popularity for the word 'urban' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1930
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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
I wish more of our legislators could see past the ideology, they have no concern about the impact in urban environments that are already plagued by too many guns and too much violence.
They will have to go with physical distribution if they want to go beyond the urban consumers who are just buying online and the setting up of a local manufacturing facility would be a step in that direction.
Guidance in rural Tennessee shouldn't be the same guidance for urban New York City.
This is a politically motivated attack that oddly enough, offends both Democrats and Republicans in Congress and in communities across the country, this is a coordinated attack on the most vulnerable populations in the country : Rural and urban low-income young people hoping to succeed in life.
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.
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- حضري, متمدنArabic
- urbàCatalan, Valencian
- städtisch, Stadt-, urbanGerman
- urbaan, stads-, stedelijkDutch
- gradski, градскиSerbo-Croatian
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