Urbicidal definition

Pertaining to or having the nature of urbicide, that being the deliberate “killing” of a city by the razing of distinctive physical manifestations of its urban identity, stifling of the social activity therein, and its general destruction as an edifice of civilisation.
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Inimical to the vitality of a city.
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Origin of urbicidal

  • Latin urb(s) (“city”) + English -icidal (literally, “city-killing”).

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