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More an interesting snippet of trivia that anything else BUT... did you know that Urban was also the name of a papal lineage in the medieval period? The Crusades were triggered largely by a speech by Pope Urban II at Clermont, France in 1095.
After hearing about the Turkish incursions into the Christian East, Pope Urban II set about preaching the morality of crusading.
by Jimmy (history student) July 13, 2004
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The very political safe way to refer to poor black people that live in a ""very Urban Area"".
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"Flint Michigan is very Urban"

The people who live in flint's Urban sections are called "Urbans"

"I feel bad for those Urbans"
by John Smithatics October 31, 2007
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1)Totally hip & metropolitan; the quality of or related to coolness. 2)something that's "hot" as in "cool" 3) the opposite of redneck or country 4) A quality of young sophistication.
1) Dude, I'm so F'n Urban. 2)This place is freakin' urban man. 3) That's Urban.
by Loth@ri0 June 28, 2005
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A word commonly used by those of lower intelligence, or rednecks, when attempting to tell a story in past tense. Esp. when put under pressure or in the presence of those with higher social standing thus causing an attemp at formality (proper grammar).
John Dyss: Uh, officer what I be tryin... 'Err, been' (pronounced 'urban') tryin ta tell ya is I was busy brandin' ma cows, If ya know what I mean;) , night o' the robbery."
by ClothyMonster April 05, 2011
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someone that lives in the town or city
my family lives in a urban area for two years
by sherry fletcher November 26, 2003
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