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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Urban \Ur"ban\, a. [L. urbanus belonging to the ?ity or town,
refined, polished, fr. urbs, urbis, a city: cf. F. urbain.
1. Of or belonging to a city or town; as, an urban
2. Belonging to, or suiting, those living in a city;
cultivated; polite; urbane; as, urban manners.
Urban servitude. See Predial servitude, under
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated
area; "urban sociology"; "urban development"
2: located in or characteristic of a city or city life; "urban
property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners" [ant:
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
URBAN. Relating to a city; but in a more general sense it signifies relating
2. It is used in this latter sense in the civil code of Louisiana,
articles 706 and 707. All servitudes are established either for the use of
houses or for the use of lands. Those of the first kind are called urban
servitudes, whether the buildings to which they are due be situated in the
city or in the country. Those of the second kind are called rural
3. The principal kinds of urban servitudes are the following: the right
of support; that of drip; that of drain, or of preventing the drain, that of
view or of lights, or of preventing the view or lights from being
obstructed: that of raising buildings or walls, or of preventing them from
being raised that of passage and that of drawing water. Vide 3 Toull. p.
441; Poth. Introd. au tit. 13 de la Coutume d'Orleans, n. 2; Introd. Id. n.
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