Urban meaning

ûrbən
Of, relating to, or located in a city.
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Characteristic of the city or city life.
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Of or characteristic of the styles and culture of the inner city, esp. of the black inner city.

Urban music, fashions, etc.

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Characteristic of the city as distinguished from the country; citified.
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The definition of urban is relating to a city or of a city with a population of at least 50,000 people.

An example of urban is the nature of Manhattan.

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Characteristic of city life.
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Of, in, constituting, or comprising a city or town.
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An early Christian, also Urbane and Urbanus in various versions of the Bible. (biblical character)
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In U.S. census use, designating or of an incorporated or unincorporated place with at least 50,000 inhabitants.
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(uncommon) A male given name.
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Related to the (any) city.
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Origin of urban

  • Latin urbānus from urbs urb- city

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin Urbanus, name of eight early popes, from urbanus (“of the town or city, urbane").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin urbanus, itself from urbs (“city")

    From Wiktionary