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Definition of Urban

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

Gang violence in America is not a sudden problem. It has been a part of urban life for years, offering an aggressive definition and identity to those seeking a place to belong in the chaos of large metropolitan areas.
Dave Reichert

And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.
Ezra Pound

The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man.
Marshall McLuhan

However, don't let these statistics mislead you, gang violence is not limited to California and or big urban areas - that might have been true a while ago but it is no longer the case today.
Bob Filner

One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism is that up to now there has been no national organization which could speak to the growing militancy of young black people in the urban ghetto.
Stokely Carmichael
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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-
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