Definition of Rural dean. Meaning of Rural dean. Synonyms of Rural dean

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Definition of Rural dean

Rural dean
Rural Ru"ral, a. [F., fr. L. ruralis, fr. rus, ruris, the country. Cf. Room space, Rustic.] 1. Of or pertaining to the country, as distinguished from a city or town; living in the country; suitable for, or resembling, the country; rustic; as, rural scenes; a rural prospect. Here is a rural fellow; . . . He brings you figs. --Shak. 2. Of or pertaining to agriculture; as, rural economy. Rural dean. (Eccl.) See under Dean. Rural deanery (Eccl.), the state, office, or residence, of a rural dean. Syn: Rustic. Usage: Rural, Rustic. Rural refers to the country itself; as, rural scenes, prospects, delights, etc. Rustic refers to the character, condition, taste, etc., of the original inhabitants of the country, who were generally uncultivated and rude; as, rustic manners; a rustic dress; a rustic bridge; rustic architecture, etc. We turn To where the silver Thames first rural grows. --Thomson. Lay bashfulness, that rustic virtue, by; To manly confidence thy throughts apply. --Dryden.

Meaning of Rural dean from wikipedia

- Church as well as some Lutheran denominations, a rural dean is a member of clergy who presides over a "rural deanery" (often referred to as a deanery); "ruridecanal"...
- who is called a rural dean, but in more urban areas this has often been replaced by the title area dean or regional dean. Such a dean chairs the meeting...
- West Dean Rural District was a rural district in Gloucestershire, England, from 1894 to 1974. It comprised a number of civil parishes, including, confusingly...
- merger of the East Dean Rural District, Lydney Rural District, Newent Rural District and West Dean Rural District, and from Gloucester Rural District the parishes...
- East Dean and United Parishes Rural District, later renamed East Dean Rural District, was a rural district in Gloucestershire, England from 1894 to 1974...
- curacies at Clones and Lack, he became Rector of Derryvullen and then Rural Dean of Monaghan. He was Archdeacon of Clogher from 1968–73, when he was named...
- MacCraken, fl. 1538-1552 Michael Hawthorn, fl. 1559 Dean of Desnes. Dean of Kirkcudbright. Dean of Farines. Dean of Wigtown. Watt, D.E.R., Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae...
- with on-campus housing Rural Delivery, mail delivery in what are traditionally considered rural areas in the United States Rural Dean, an ecclesiastical title...
- Archdeacon of Worcester) 1976–1984 (res.): Christopher Campling (afterwards Dean of Ripon) 1985–1986 (res.): Robin Bennett 1987–2001 (ret.): John Gathercole...
- archdeaconry. The more formal term, rural deanery, is less often used, though the superintendent of a deanery is the Rural Dean. Rural deaneries are very ancient...
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