Town and Urban


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Town noun – A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Urban is a synonym for town. In some cases you can use "Urban" instead an adjective "Town". popular alternative
Nearby Words: township, townsman
Synonyms for Town


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Urban adjective – Relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area.
Town is a synonym for urban in built-up topic. You can use "Town" instead an adjective "Urban". popular alternative
Nearby Words: urbanity, urbanization, urbanize
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  • The City vs. the Country The implication that urban Americans are not as "American" or "patriotic" as their small-town relations is a well-known Berserk Button of The Daily Show's Jon Stewart (as well as many urban Americans; Stewart himself is a New York City native).
  • Similarly, "Ghost Town" by the Specials is about a Dying Town in 1980s Britain full of urban deprivation, violence and unemployment.
    Source: Dying Town
  • Web Video / The Town That Never Existed The plot follows a student named Charles Ulysses, whose friend Darren was investigating an urban legend about a town that doesn't exist, called Ashton.
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