Manhattan is an example of an urban environment.
An example of urban is the nature of Manhattan.
- of, in, constituting, or comprising a city or town
- characteristic of the city as distinguished from the country; citified
- in U.S. census use, designating or of an incorporated or unincorporated place with at least 50,000 inhabitants
- of or characteristic of the styles and culture of the inner city, esp. of the black inner city: urban music, fashions, etc.
Origin of urbanClassical Latin urbanus from urbs, city
- Of, relating to, or located in a city.
- Characteristic of the city or city life.
Origin of urbanLatin urbānus from urbs urb- city ; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more urban, superlative most urban)
Latin Urbanus, name of eight early popes, from urbanus (“of the town or city, urbane").