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  • n. Plural form of urbanite.


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  • The crucible for these harried urbanites is 9/11, which has somewhat tediously become the default bolt from the blue, causing the protagonists in any number of recent novels to rethink their personal situations.

    New Fiction

  • According to Metro Belgium (Concentra Group), almost 90\% of the 'urbanites' - the target group of the free newspaper - is interested in advertising that addresses environmental, ecological or ethical issues.

    Newspaper Innovation

  • The Herald, the official daily newspaper, urged "urbanites" to go "back to the rural home, to reconnect with one's roots and earn an honest living from the soil our government repossessed under the land reform programme".

    Daimnation!: Year Zero in Zimbabwe

  • CitySocialising, the UK's first events-based networking website dedicated to 25 - 40 year old 'urbanites' which boasts an active offline community at the core of its business model.

    SourceWire Press Release Wire

  • This isn't the first time that "call girl" has been abused: originally displayed in 1996 as part of a citywide art program called "urbanites," the poor girl has had a rough time with vandals and thieves, as most call girls do.


  • The disgust for "urbanites" is plainly evident in this thread, blaming them for never using the wilderness, and when they do, they are dirty and cause more damage (sure, whatever).

    NewWest.Net All Headlines

  • You feel that you and yours should be exempt from ecological concerns, if they are made by "urbanites".

    NewWest.Net All Headlines

  • “By turning to the animal world, black culture, and the red-light district for the sources of their cultural regeneration,” writes Erenberg, “well-to-do urbanites were searching for a way to liberate some of the repressed wilder elements, the more natural elements, that had been contained by gentility.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Our society is full of ignorant urbanites who don't know how to make what they use.

    The Fantasy of Survivalism

  • The real findings are just as explainable as the fake ones; perhaps education equips us to cope with stress and urbanites are more­ ­accustomed to living in close quarters.

    Knowing What Isn't So


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