Definition of urbanite
: a person who lives in a city
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Many urbanites had considered peasant life base and degenerate, but the villages, isolated and untouched by the effects of globalization and modernity, offered a unique opportunity to search for the authentic ‘
On weekday evenings, throngs of well-heeled, mostly white urbanites take to the Katy Trail, an elevated, tree-lined path north of downtown.
This departure from traditional pork -rich dumplings is a hit with busy, young urbanites, trying to reduce the fat in diets often heavy on fast food.
In the countryside, agriculture is a way of life, but urbanites who bring farms into the city run into tensions from people who sometimes dismiss them as quirky or worse.
Nearly 6 in 10 people in rural areas say Christian values are under attack, compared with just over half of suburbanites and fewer than half of urbanites.
For decades, the natural and organic food retailer grew faster than the rest of the grocery industry by tapping into an emerging population of affluent urbanites interested in a...
Navalny made his name with a blog exposing official corruption in witty posts that resonated with Russia’s urbanites.
Navalny, 40, made his name with a blog exposing official corruption in witty posts that resonated with Russia’s urbanites.
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