urban

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urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s ABB , Alex Boncayao Brigade , Revolutionary Proletarian Army , RPA-ABB
urban area in a Spanish-speaking country barrio
small North American finch common in urban areas chipping sparrow , Spizella passerina
urban university in a large city city university
large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts city , metropolis , urban center
painting depicting a city or urban area cityscape
piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area common , commons , green , park
cities making urban complex, group of large conurbation , megalopolis
aggregation or continuous network of urban communities conurbation , sprawl , urban sprawl
credibility among young fashionable urban individuals cred , street cred , street credibility
social process in which population and industry moves from urban centers to outlying districts decentalisation , decentralization
United States federal department that administers federal programs dealing with better housing and urban renewal; created in 1965 Department of Housing and Urban Development , Housing and Urban Development , HUD
act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living detribalisation , detribalization
federal agency in the Department of Housing and Urban Development that insures residential mortgages Federal Housing Administration , FHA
restoration of deteriorated urban property gentrification
restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents) gentrification
urban youth culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the inner city hip-hop
United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916) Jacobs , Jane Jacobs
urban public transit system using underground or elevated trains mass rapid transit , rapid transit
very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns) megalopolis
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