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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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J

jackeen
Jacobs, Jane
Jagannath
Jaguar
jalopy
jam jar
jargon
jay-walk
JCT standard form of contract
Jefferies, Richard
Jeffers, Robinson
Jeltz, Prostetnic Vogon
Jencks, Charles
Jenkin, Patrick (Lord Jenkin)
Jenney, William Le Baron
Jerde, Jon
jerkwater town
jerry
jerry-built
Jerusalem
Jerusalem of temperance
jhuggi
jigger
jitney
jittery space
jitty
jobs
Joe Brown
Joe Suburban
John Citizen
John, Murray
Johnson, Elmer
Johnson, Jim
Johnson, Lyndon
Johnson, Philip
Johnson, Samuel
Johnson-Marshall, Percy
joined-up working
Joint Centre for Urban Design
joint venture
joke town
journey substitution
jowler
Joyce, James
Joyville
Jubilee Line Extension
juggernaut
jumbo jet
jumbo office building
Jungle, the
Jungle, The
junior debt
junkscape
J√ľnger, Ernst

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