Urban servitude
Urban Ur"ban, a. [L. urbanus belonging to the ?ity or town, refined, polished, fr. urbs, urbis, a city: cf. F. urbain. Cf. {Urbane}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or belonging to a city or town; as, an urban population. [1913 Webster]

2. Belonging to, or suiting, those living in a city; cultivated; polite; urbane; as, urban manners. [1913 Webster]

{Urban servitude}. See {Predial servitude}, under {Servitude}. [1913 Webster]


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  • servitude — The state of a person who is subjected, voluntarily or otherwise, to another person as his servant. A charge or burden resting upon one estate for the benefit or advantage of another; a species of incorporeal right derived from the civil law (see …   Black's law dictionary

  • urban — Of or belonging to a city or town. Within city limits. Derived from the Latin urbanis, which in that language imports the same meaning. City of South Pasadena v. City of San Gabriel, 134 Cal.App. 403, 25 P.2d 516 @ urban homestead See homestead @ …   Black's law dictionary

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  • servitude — /serr vi toohd , tyoohd /, n. 1. slavery or bondage of any kind: political or intellectual servitude. 2. compulsory service or labor as a punishment for criminals: penal servitude. 3. Law. a right possessed by one person to use another s property …   Universalium

  • rural servitude — noun Roman, civil, & Scots law : a servitude affecting chiefly or solely the soil or land and imposed upon a rural tenement or estate compare urban servitude …   Useful english dictionary

  • Penal servitude — Servitude Serv i*tude, n. [L. servitudo: cf. F. servitude.] 1. The state of voluntary or compulsory subjection to a master; the condition of being bound to service; the condition of a slave; slavery; bondage; hence, a state of slavish dependence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Personal servitude — Servitude Serv i*tude, n. [L. servitudo: cf. F. servitude.] 1. The state of voluntary or compulsory subjection to a master; the condition of being bound to service; the condition of a slave; slavery; bondage; hence, a state of slavish dependence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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