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There are almost 7,000 detailed definitions in the published edition of The Dictionary of Urbanism. Browse the complete list by initial letter:

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G

gaff
gagger
Gaia
gait
Galactic Hyperspace Planning Council
galactic metropolis
Gallatin, Albert
galleria
Galleria Vittore Emmanuele
galleting
Gandelsonas, Mario
Gangs of New York
Gangs of New York, The
gap funding
gap site
gap town
garbitecture
garbo (or garbologist)
garden
garden city
Garden City 21
Garden City Association
Garden City by the Sea
garden city movement
Garden City Pioneer Company
Garden City, The
garden festival
garden party
garden suburb
garden village
gardens
Garnier, Tony
Gartenstadt Staaken
Gary
gas-and-water socialism
Gaskell, Elizabeth
Gasse
gated
gated estate (or community or development)
gatekeeper
gateway capital
Gaudi
Gaudi, Antonio
Gavin-Lowry model
Gavron, Nicky
gay
gay ghetto
gay index
Gazzard's Law of Urban Vitality
GEAR
gearing
Geddes, Arthur
Geddes, Patrick (Sir)
Gehl, Jan
Gehry, Frank
Gemeinde
Gemeinschaft
gemischte Baufläche
gender
gender audit
general improvement area
General Permitted Development Order
general plan
generalised needs index
generalist
Generalverkehrsplan
generation M
generic town planner
generica
genetic blueprint
genius loci
gentle architecture
gentleman of the road
gentrification
gentry
genuflection
geodemography
geodesic dome
geographic information system (GIS)
geography
geology
geometrics
geomorphology
George, Henry
Georgian
Georgian Group
geosophy
Gerckens, Laurence
German Village
Germania
Geschossfläche
Get Carter
get the job
Geuze, Adriaan
Gewerbegebiet
ghettification
ghetto
ghetto heritage
ghetto shift
ghetto-blaster
ghetto-griot
ghost community
ghost town
giant glass stump
Gibberd, Frederick (Sir)
Gibson, Donald (Sir)
Giedion, Sigfried
Gindroz, Raymond
ginnel
Giprogor
gipsy
giro drop
Giuliani, Rudolph (Rudi)
Glasgow
Glasgow's Miles Better
glass cancer
Glaswegian
Glendale
global city
global village
globalisation
glocalisation
gloon
gnomescape
go bush
go-faster stripes
goals-achievement matrix
gob-on
God
God of the City
Going, Going
Golborne Neighbourhood Council
Golden City
golden section
Goldsmith, Edward
Gomorrah
gondola of the people
goo-stop
Good and Bad Manners in Architecture
good city form
good design
good enough to approve?
Good Life, The
good urban design
Goodman, Paul
Goodman, Percival
Goodman, Robert
goodsline
Gopher Prairie
Gorbals, The
Gordon, Alex (Sir)
Gordon, Rodney
Gordy, Berry
gore
gorod sad
gossip group
Gotham
Gotham City
Gothamite
gothic
gothick
Gott, Samuel
Gottwaldov
governance
govspeak
Gowers Report
grade (or gradient)
grade separation
grade-separated intersection
grading uses
graf kat
graffiti
Graham, William (Sir) (Lord Holford of Kemp Town)
grain
Granby Street Cooperative
grand ensemble
Grand Manner, the
grand projet
grande ensemble
Granite City
Granite Garden, The
granny flat
gravitational pull
gray area
Gray, Alasdair
grayfield
Great Society, The
Great Stink, the
great unwashed, the
Great Wen, The
Greater London Authority
Greater London Council
Greater London Development Plan
Greater London Highway Development Survey
Greater London Plan
Greatness of Cities, The
green
green architecture
green ban
green belt
green chain
Green City
green consumerism
green design
green girdle
green goddess
Green Heart
green industry
green island
green lane
green map
green necklace
green paper
Green Spaces and Sustainable Communities
green travel plan
green up
green wave
green way
green wedge
Green, David
green-collar sector
Greenbelt
greenbelt towns (or cities)
Greenbrook
Greendale
Greene, David
greenedge
greenery
greenfield land
greenfield tax
greenfronting townhouse
Greenheart Metropolis
greenhouse effect
greenie
greening
Greensward
Greentown Group
Greenville
greenwash
greenway
Greenwood Act
Gregory XIII, Pope
Grenfell-Baines, George (Sir)
grey space
grey water
greyfields housing concept
grid
grid square
gridiron
gridlock
Grieve, (Sir) Robert
Griffin, Walter Burley
grinding
grockle
Gropius, Walter
gross internal area
Grosstadt
ground plan
ground rent
Ground Zero
groundscraper
groundwater
groundwater source
Groundwork
group repair scheme
growth cap
growth coalition
growth pole
Gruen, Victor
Grünflächen
Grünzüge
guardian
guerrilla architecture
guidance
guided busway
guided trail
Gummer, John
Gutkind, EA
gutter bird
Gwynn, John
Gynaecopolis
gypsy (or gipsy)
gyratory
gyratory circus

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