Rural meaning

ro͝orəl
Of or characteristic of the country, country life, or country people; rustic.
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Having to do with farming; agricultural.
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Living in the country.
adjective
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of the country.
adjective
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Of or relating to farming; agricultural.
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Of or relating to people who live in the country.

Rural households.

adjective
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The definition of a rural is a person who lives in the country.

An example of rural is a farmer.

noun
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Rural means relating to farming or country life.

An example of rural is a land of farms.

adjective
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Pertaining to less-populated, non-urban areas.
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Origin of rural

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin rūrālis from rūs rūr- country reuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French rural < Latin rÅ«rālis (“rural"), from rÅ«s (“countryside") + -ālis.

    From Wiktionary