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synonyms for urbs

  • capital
  • center
  • downtown
  • metropolis
  • municipality
  • place
  • port
  • apple
  • borough
  • burg
  • conurbation
  • megalopolis
  • boom town
  • metropolitan area
  • polis
  • urban place
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How to use urbs in a sentence

Mundus numine regitur, estque quasi communis urbs et civitas hominum.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
A kind of immense white tumour rose and spread on the wounded and bleeding side of the great Urbs and drained away its life.
CRITICAL STUDIESOUIDA
So long ago as the eighth century it was called urbs vetus (old city) and its modern name is derived from that.
BARBARA'S HERITAGEDERISTHE L. HOYT
Rome that had made orbs and urbs synonymous was being conquered by the turpitudes of the quelled.
HISTORIA AMORIS: A HISTORY OF LOVE, ANCIENT AND MODERNEDGAR SALTUS
It was a combination of urbs in rure, which my experience had not prepared me to anticipate.
THE WORKS OF CHARLES AND MARY LAMBCHARLES LAMB
They have been understood as saying that the suburbs were two miles from their urbs.
THE BBUR-NMA IN ENGLISHBABUR, EMPEROR OF HINDUSTAN
Urbs, "city," seems here rather to designate country or territory.
OLD ENGLISH CHRONICLESVARIOUS
Hic ubi nunc urbs est, tum locus urbis erat—Here, where the city now stands, was at that time nothing but its site.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
Urbs antiqua ruit, fnultos domint a per annos; Plurima perque vias sternuntur inertia passim.
VANISHED HALLS AND CATHEDRALS OF FRANCEGEORGE WARTON EDWARDS
Is not its illustrious ancestry evident in the nobleness and high-mindedness of the present Urbs Augustan generation?
DONA PERFECTAB. PEREZ GALDOS
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WORDS RELATED TO URBS

  • apples
  • boom towns
  • boroughs
  • burgs
  • capitals
  • centers
  • conurbations
  • downtowns
  • megalopolises
  • metropolises
  • metropolitan areas
  • municipalities
  • places
  • polises
  • ports
  • urban places
  • urbs
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