Ur-ban refers to that which is banned or prohibited in the city or civilization. It means that which is banned with the establishment of the city or civilization, and that which began in the city which is banned. The city was and is important for the development of civilization and has many of mankind's great achievements, i.e. art, architecture, government, great cathedrals, commerce, industry, etc. Ur is the first city in history and is in present day Iraq where, along with Iran, civilization is thought to have begun in the area of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
Urban decay is harming civilization.
We need urban renwal projects.
The senator promised relief for the inner city and other urban areas, but I think the senate wants urban areas to be a lost world.
por Patrick M. Griffin 02 de Novembro de 2007
Urban is the technical term for slang. Also what this dictionary is about
Person 1: "jam yo hype man!"

Person 2: "what does that mean?"

Person 1: "search Urban dictionary."
por Nootacat 14 de Outubro de 2011
The Shit; Hot; Fly; all around cool; amazing
Dude that girl is so urban!
Urban dictionary is so urban!
What an urban zorse
por Urban Loungers 22 de Janeiro de 2008
ryan lanham
a joker, someone who thinks hes the shit,
he wears joging-pants with the butt cut out of em.. he is a good teacher he taught me & feleisha...
ryan lanham is the deffintion & example

Ryan Lanham is Urban.
por alaina... but its mrs. roxy haha.. 31 de Agosto de 2007
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.
por Jimmy (history student) 13 de Julho de 2004
someone that lives in the town or city
my family lives in a urban area for two years
por sherry fletcher 26 de Novembro de 2003
In the South African context, "urban" -or "urb" - refers both to culture in cities and anything that is "cool". There is a continual migration from rural areas to urban areas because social, economic and cultural aspirations can be actualized in urban areas.
Tshepo's hair is so urban!
Tsotsi's hood is so urb.
por Carl Nel 28 de Abril de 2006

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