of, pertaining to, or designating a city or town.
living in a city.
characteristic of or accustomed to cities; citified: He is an urban type.

1610–20; < Latin urbānus, equivalent to urb- (stem of urbs) city + -ānus -an

antiurban, adjective
nonurban, adjective
semiurban, adjective
unurban, adjective

1. rural, suburban, urban (see synonym study at rural) ; 2. urban, urbane.
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urban (ˈɜːbən)
1.  of, relating to, or constituting a city or town
2.  living in a city or town
3.  Compare rural (of music) emerging and developing in densely populated areas of large cities, esp those populated by people of African or Caribbean origin
[C17: from Latin urbānus, from urbs city]

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Word Origin & History

"characteristic of city life," 1619 (but rare before 1830s), from L. urbanus "of or pertaining to a city or city life," as a noun, "city dweller," from urbs (gen. urbis) "city," of unknown origin. The word gradually emerged in this sense as urbane became restricted to manners
and styles of expression. Urban renewal, euphemistic for "slum clearance," is recorded from 1955.
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