- 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