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URBAN. Relating to a city; but in a more general sense it signifies relating to houses.
     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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A truck covered in artist Banky's graffiti is on display to promote an urban contemporary art exhibition at The Cumberland hotel in London.
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In the early 1970s, Hayes laid the groundwork for disco, for what became known as urban contemporary music and for romantic crooners like Barry White.
NOURISON brought several additions to High Point, including Sierra, featuring traditional motifs in a 100 percent wool Tibetan weave, and new designs for Gallery Metro, an urban contemporary group sporting hand-carved accents on a hand-tufted construction.
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Now with a younger-skewing format, urban contemporary KATZ-FM has shown noteworthy growth, moving from 15th place to eighth from the summer of 1998.
The issue, he says, is to educate gospel lovers about the different styles of traditional, contemporary and urban contemporary gospel music and when to use what style.
It's the same company that owns urban contemporary WGCI 107.5-FM, where the irrepressible and charismatic personality spent 14 years, rising from part-time jock to middays, afternoons and then mornings.
Ocean received five Grammy nominations in 2013 for "Channel Orange," his last album before "Endless" and "Blonde." He ended up winning for best urban contemporary album and best rap/sung collaboration for "No Church in the Wild."  
Now, the EP is nominated for best urban contemporary album at Sunday's show in Los Angeles, and "The Worst" is up for best R&B song against smashes like Beyonce's "Drunk in Love" and Brown's "New Flame."
The artist, who is known for smooth jazz, urban contemporary and RnB, has stepped outside of the norm with an exciting blend of genres bringing an alternative sound to this 12-song track.

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