urbanology

noun

ur·​ban·​ol·​o·​gy ˌər-bə-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce urbanology (audio)
: a study dealing with specialized problems of cities (such as planning, education, sociology, and politics)
urbanologist noun

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of urbanology was in 1961

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“Urbanology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urbanology. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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