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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

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

I'm not going to do anything crazy, but I want to do music that I'm passionate about. I'm finally at an age where I can do the music that I grew up loving, which was urban pop, '90s music. I grew up listening to the divas, so I'm very happy to finally do urban pop. I hope that it's received well, and it has been so far.
Ariana Grande

There are more effective ways of tackling environmental problems including global warming, proliferation of plastics, urban sprawl, and the loss of biodiversity than by treaties, top-down regulations, and other approaches offered by big governments and their dependents.
Preston Manning

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

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
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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-