Definition of urbs in English:

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urbs

Pronunciation: /əːbz/

noun

chiefly literary
The city, especially as a symbol of harsh or busy modern life: to be of the urbs, to be urbane, is to be political and to be civilized
More example sentences
  • Urbanization has proceeded apace everywhere across the globe; and suburbanization has changed the shape of the urbs of Europe and North America.

Origin

Latin.

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