urbanite

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See also: urbanité

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

urban +‎ -ite (resident of a particular area)

Noun[edit]

urbanite (plural urbanites)

  1. Someone who lives in a city or similar urban area.
  2. One of a demographic class of young, socially-conscious, urban professionals.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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urban +‎ -ite (rock)

Noun[edit]

urbanite (plural urbanites)

  1. Rock-like recycled building material from man-made sources.
    • 2002, Joseph F. Kennedy, The Art of Natural Building, ISBN 9780865714335, p. 107:
      In Eugene, Oregon, Rob Bolman received a building permit for a straw bale house with a foundation made of stacked urbanite with a cement-sand mortar and a poured concrete bond beam on top.
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