AskDefine | Define urban

Dictionary Definition

urban adj
1 relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area; "urban sociology"; "urban development"
2 located in or characteristic of a city or city life; "urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners" [ant: rural]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From urbanus, itself from urbs 'city'

Pronunciation

  • /ˈɜːrbən/, /"3:rb@n/
  • Rhymes with: -ɜː(r)bən
  • Hyphenation: ur·ban

Adjective

  1. Related to the (or any) city
  2. Characteristic of city life.

Antonyms

Translations

of the city; characteristic of city life

See also

References

  • Websters}}

German

Adjective

Extensive Definition

Urban means "related to cities." It may also refer to:

Proper names

urban in German: Urban
urban in Polish: Urban
urban in Russian: Урбан
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