Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Urban


  1. Of or belonging to a city or town; as, an urban population.
  2. Belonging to, or suiting, those living in a city; cultivated; polite; urbane; as, urban manners.

Urban Quotations

Sixty percent of all Indians live in urban areas, but nobody's writing about them. They're really an underrepresented population, and the ironic thing is very, very few of those we call Native American writers actually grew up on reservations, and yet most of their work is about reservations.
Sherman Alexie

The global phenomenon of poverty tourism - or 'poorism' - has become increasingly popular during the past few years. Tourists pay to be guided through the favelas of Brazil and the shantytowns of South Africa. The recently opened Los Angeles Gang Tour carries visitors through battle-scarred territories of urban violence and deprivation.
Leslie Jamison

Music can bring about different vibes on the field, off the field, urban life, going to church, leaving church. Everything the world may bring, there's a song for it to put you in the right frame of mind.
Cam Newton

It's the Industrial Revolution and the growth of urban concentrations that led to a sense of anonymity.
Vint Cerf

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges facing our cities or to the housing crisis, but the two issues need to be considered together. From an urban design and planning point of view, the well-connected open city is a powerful paradigm and an engine for integration and inclusivity.
Richard Rogers
More "Urban" Quotations

Urban Translations

urban in Dutch is stads-, stedelijk, stads
urban in French is citadin
urban in Italian is urbano
urban in Latin is urbanus
urban in Portuguese is urbano
urban in Spanish is urbano, municipal
urban in Swedish is stads-
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote