Pertaining to a large city. An urban area might be defined as an area with a large amount of people residing in it, an area that has been significantly developed, or an area where the distance between buildings is very small. Urban is used in contrast to rural, which generally indicates a low-population, often agricultural-based area.

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I lived in an urban area and before I lived in the suburbs, which was a lot worse, in my opinion.

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The area is mostly urban as in there is mostly concrete in that part of town despite it not being formally recognized as the same city.

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Urban locations are those that have many people and substantial real estate development to the point that only earmarked locations, such as park locations and greenbelts, will show remaining vegetative life.

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