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 Dictionary entry overview: What does urban area mean? 

  The noun URBAN AREA has 1 sense:

1. a geographical area constituting a city or town

  Familiarity information: URBAN AREA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1urban area [BACK TO TOP]


A geographical area constituting a city or town

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position


populated area; urban area

Hypernyms ("urban area" is a kind of...):

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Meronyms (parts of "urban area"):

common; commons; green; park (a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "urban area"):

megalopolis (a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns))

conurbation; sprawl; urban sprawl (an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities)

municipality (an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government)

new town (a planned urban community created in a rural or undeveloped area and designed to be self-sufficient with its own housing and education and commerce and recreation)

barrio (an urban area in a Spanish-speaking country)

Instance hyponyms:

Rustbelt (urban areas in New England and Midwest characterized by concentrations of declining industries (steel or textiles))

Twin Cities (nickname for Saint Paul and Minneapolis)


rural area (an area outside of cities and towns)

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