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urb

[urb] /ɜrb/
noun, Informal.
1.
an urban area.
Origin of urb
1965-1970
1965-70; back formation from suburb
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  • While only a short distance ahead, urb and his four companions plodded slowly on toward their distant homes.

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  • As leader of his tribe, urb was concerned about the lack of game.

    Warrior of the Dawn Howard Carleton Browne
  • It was toward this trail that urb turned his footsteps, motioning for his companions to follow.

    Warrior of the Dawn Howard Carleton Browne
  • urb sat crouched near the foot of a lofty escarpment that contained the tribal caves.

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  • They were six; besides those named by urb, Mog, the sullen, had been taken.

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  • urb sniffed in short rapid inhalations, his unkempt visage twisted in a ferocious scowl.

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  • Bash him off, urb; 'e'll have my bloomin' eyes outer my ed.'

  • At sight of these enemy reinforcements, urb and his three remaining henchmen turned and fled, leaving the fallen Kor where he lay.

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  • urb roused them, then, and once more the savage band took up their march.

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  • There were howls, a scuffle, a flutter; Ike and urb fled up the stairs, and the Phoenix swept out through the doorway.

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