urbe
feminine noun
1. (general) 
Prefiero los pueblos de campo a las urbes superpobladas.I prefer country towns to overpopulated large cities.
Después de varios años viviendo en una urbe me fui al campo para desconectarme de todo.After several years living in a major city I went to the countryside to get away from it all.
En su libro habla de la ciudad de antaño, muy distinta a la urbe de hoy.In her book she talks of the city of old, very different from the metropolis of today.
urbe
Noun
1. (general) 
a. large city 
urbe
large city; metropolis; (capital) capital city
La Urbe (España) Madrid; the Capital
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