Definition of Rural. Meaning of Rural. Synonyms of Rural
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Definition of Rural
RuralRural 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
Here is a rural fellow; . . . He brings you figs.
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.
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,
We turn To where the silver Thames first rural
Lay bashfulness, that rustic virtue, by; To
manly confidence thy throughts apply. --Dryden.
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