urbanology

noun
ur·​ban·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌər-bə-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce urbanology (audio) \

Definition of urbanology

: a study dealing with specialized problems of cities (such as planning, education, sociology, and politics)

Other Words from urbanology

urbanologist \ ˌər-​bə-​ˈnä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce urbanology (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of urbanology

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Urbanology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urbanology. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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