WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
ur•ban /ˈɝbən/USA pronunciation
of, relating to, or making up a city or town:urban areas.
living in a city:the urban population.
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urban /ˈɜːbən/ adj
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin urbānus, from urbs city
- of, relating to, or constituting a city or town
- living in a city or town
- (of music) emerging and developing in densely populated areas of large cities, esp those populated by people of African or Caribbean origin
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