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urban

  

      adj  
1    of, relating to, or constituting a city or town  
2    living in a city or town,   (Compare)        rural  
     (C17: from Latin urbanus, from urbs city)  


Urban II  
      n   original name Odo or Udo. ?1042--99, French ecclesiastic; pope (1088--99). He inaugurated the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont (1095)  
Urban VI  
      n   original name Bartolomeo Prignano. ?1318--89, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1378--89). His policies led to the election of an antipope by the French cardinals, thus beginning the Great Schism in the West  
Urban VIII  
      n   original name Maffeo Barberini. 1568--1644, Italian ecclesiastic; pope (1623--44) during the Thirty Years' War, in which he supported Richelieu against the Hapsburgs  
urban area  
      n   (in population censuses) a city area considered as the inner city plus built-up environs, irrespective of local body administrative boundaries  
urban blues  
      n   sometimes functioning as sing   an extrovert and rhythmic style of blues, usually accompanied by a band  
   Compare       country blues  
urban district  
      n  
1    (in England and Wales from 1888 to 1974 and Northern Ireland from 1898 to 1973) an urban division of an administrative county with an elected council in charge of housing and environmental services: usually made up of one or more thickly populated areas but lacking a borough charter  
2    (in the Republic of Ireland) any of 49 medium-sized towns with their own elected councils  
urban guerrilla  
      n   a guerrilla who operates in a town or city, engaging in terrorism, kidnapping, etc.  
urban myth  
      n   a story, esp. one with a shocking or amusing ending, related as having actually happened, usu. to someone vaguely connected with the teller  
urban renewal  
      n   the process of redeveloping dilapidated or no longer functional urban areas  
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n.
someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
[Slang] "Amish" is the name of a religious group arisen in the 16th century, that resists modern world's changes (including technology, fashion etc.)
n.
a teamwork session in the visual domain (design, architecture, urban planning) organized on the purpose of finalizing a project within a previously defined timeframe.
The correct spelling in French (where the word originates from) is "charrette". "charette" is the Anglicized form.
n.
(Latin for "God wills it") was the cry of the people at the declaration of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095.
The phrase appears variously as Deus vult (Classical Latin), Dieu le veut (French), Deus lo vult or Deus lo volt (catalan), etc.
n.
an urban photography trend consisting in taking the pics from the top (and usually the edge) of high buildings

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