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 for urbane
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Urbane \Ur*bane"\, a. [See Urban.]
     Courteous in manners; polite; refined; elegant.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance
             that comes from wide social experience; "his polished
             manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters" [syn:
             polished, refined, svelte, urbane]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "urbane":
     accommodating, affable, agreeable, amiable, appropriate, attentive,
     balanced, becoming, bland, civil, civilized, clubbable, clubbish,
     clubby, communicative, companionable, companionate, compatible,
     complaisant, congenial, considerate, courteous, decent, decorous,
     deferential, fair, felicitous, fit for society, fitting,
     fond of society, friendly, genial, genteel, graceful, gracious,
     gregarious, happy, hospitable, meet, metropolitan, obliging,
     poised, polite, proper, respectful, right, seemly, smooth,
     sociable, social, social-minded, solicitous, suitable, tactful,

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Urbane, courteous

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