|1.||Of or belonging to a city or town; |
|2.||Belonging to, or suiting, those living in a city; cultivated; polite; urbane; |
|Adj.||1.||urban - relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area; "urban sociology"; "urban development"|
|2.||urban - located in or characteristic of a city or city life; "urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"|
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"
URBAN. Relating to a city; but in a more general sense it signifies relating
2. It is used in this latter sense in the civil code of Louisiana, articles 706 and 707. All servitudes are established either for the use of houses or for the use of lands. Those of the first kind are called urban servitudes, whether the buildings to which they are due be situated in the city or in the country. Those of the second kind are called rural servitudes.
3. The principal kinds of urban servitudes are the following: the right of support; that of drip; that of drain, or of preventing the drain, that of view or of lights, or of preventing the view or lights from being obstructed: that of raising buildings or walls, or of preventing them from being raised that of passage and that of drawing water. Vide 3 Toull. p. 441; Poth. Introd. au tit. 13 de la Coutume d'Orleans, n. 2; Introd. Id. n. 2.