urbanism

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noun ur·ban·ism \ˈər-bə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of urbanism

  1. 1 :  the characteristic way of life of city dwellers

  2. 2a :  the study of the physical needs of urban societiesb :  city planning

  3. 3 :  urbanization

1884

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1884

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