Some articles on urban:
... transect to refer to the varieties of land use from an urban core to a rural boundary ... General New Urban transect classifications (from highest to lowest density) are urban core, urban centre, general urban, suburban, rural, and natural ...
... As used in Islamic urban planning, the word ḥaram (حرم) means "inviolate zone", an important aspect of urban planning in Muslim civilization ... to ensure access to parkland and nature (which were given another name, hima), to restrict urban sprawl, protect water-courses and watersheds and oases ...
... Urban, California, former town in El Dorado County Urban (name), given name and surname ...
64,197 are women 19,231 or 15.39% of its population are urban dwellers, which is greater than the Zone average of 9.7%. 44,004 were men and 41,695 women 10,616 or 12.39% of its population were urban dwellers ... Concerning sanitary conditions, about 78.87% of the urban houses and 27.95% of all houses had access to safe drinking water at the time of the census, while about 77.26% of the ...
... Operation Urban Warrior is a United States Marine Corps program created as an exercise meant to plan and test Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain and urban warfare in general ... dangerous" and described a new fight zone called the "urban littoral," or coastal zone where most of the world's population will reside ... "Parts of the urban littoral will contain all the classic ingredients for conflict ...
More definitions of "urban":
- (adj): Located in or characteristic of a city or city life.
Example: "Urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"
Famous quotes containing the word urban:
“I have misplaced the Van Allen belt
the sewers and the drainage,
the urban renewal and the suburban centers.
I have forgotten the names of the literary critics.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork. What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand, is that the two statements are connected by an and and not by a but.”
—John Berger (b. 1926)
“And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there.... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.”
—Ezra Pound (18851972)