Rural

Definition of Rural

Ru´ral
a.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.
We turn
To where the silver Thames first rural grows.
- Thomson.

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Arcadian, agrarian, agrestic, agricultural, agronomic, arable, arcadian, bucolic, campestral, countrified, exurban, farming, genuine, geoponic, georgic, homespun, idyllic, inartificial, lowland, native, natural, naturelike, outland, pastoral, provincial, simple, sylvan, unadorned, unaffected, unartificial, unassuming, undesigning, undisguising, undissembling, undissimulating, unembellished, unfeigning, unpretending, unpretentious, unsophisticated, unspoiled, unvarnished, upland
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