Definition of Rural. Meaning of Rural. Synonyms of Rural

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Definition of Rural

Rural
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 from wikipedia

- In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities. The Health Resources and Services Administration...
- the term Rurales (Spanish) is used in respect of two armed government forces. The historic Guardia Rural ('Rural Guard') was a mounted rural police force...
- Germany is divided into 401 administrative districts; these consist of 294 rural districts (German: Kreise [in North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein]...
- medicine, rural health or rural medicine is the interdisciplinary study of health and health care delivery in rural environments. The concept of rural health...
- Rural sociology is a field of sociology traditionally ****ociated with the study of social structure and conflict in rural areas although topical areas...
- Rural poverty refers to poverty in rural areas, including factors of rural society, rural economy, and political systems that give rise to the poverty...
- definition of a rural settlement depends on the country. In some countries, a rural settlement is any settlement in the areas defined as rural by a governmental...
- Rural electrification is the process of bringing electrical power to rural and remote areas. Rural communities are suffering from colossal market failures...
- Rural flight (or rural exodus) is the migratory pattern of peoples from rural areas into urban areas. It is urbanization seen from the rural perspective...
- Rural districts were a type of local government area – now su****ded – established at the end of the 19th century in England, Wales, and Ireland for...
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