anti-urban

adjective an·ti-ur·ban \ ˌan-tē-ˈər-bən , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antiurban

Definition of anti-urban

:opposed to or hostile toward cities in general
  • anti-urban bias/sentiment
  • The violent hostility of Renamo toward such symbols of modernity as schools, hospitals, and machinery feeds the idea that the movement is traditionalist, or simply anti-urban.
  • —William Finnegan

First Known Use of anti-urban

1888


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