from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A specialist in the study and planning of cities.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who studies cities and their growth.
- n. An urban planner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An adherent of Pope Urban VI., in opposition to whom a faction set up Clement VII. in 1378, thus beginning the great schism.
- n. A member of a branch of the Clarisses following a mitigated rule. See Clarisse.
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A fundraising pitch for an "urbanist" group would be a major no no.
That's why real estate prices for single family homes in so called "urbanist" communities like Bethesda and Chevy Chase, with their sidewalks and pedestrians and down-town mainstreets where people walk are so cheap.
Santee, who calls himself an "urbanist," isn't sure how many more ballparks he'll create.
This gift honors not only the rising tide of urbanist ideas, but also the spirit of implementation.
Lincoln Park location for Capital Bikeshare nixed; commence urbanist outrage (GGW)
His potential motivations: There's some speculation in the Wilson Building that Barry wouldn't mind expanding his political influence over the Southwest Waterfront development, a $2 billion development that's well underway to transform the area into a glitzy urbanist dream that people actually visit. ...
The people who would benefit from them are not McGinn's constituents, nor are they particularly fans of the "new urbanist" cult who frequent these pages and these comment threads.
Blah blah tunnel blah blah blah Council blah blah McGinn/O'Brien blah blah blah save-the-planet surface option blah blah blah conspiracy blah blah blah urbanist jargon with no understanding of what a city is blah blah blah grandma can bicycle to her service job in a worklive art studio blah blah blah media that is nothing but cola with no nutritional value.
You think yourself an urbanist-type but gridding Seattle Center is insane.
Dan thinks himself an urbanist-type, but gridding Seattle Center is insane.