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Rural - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Rural' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Rural [ a.]
- 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.
- Of or pertaining to agriculture; as, rural economy.

Meaning of 'Rural' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . rural [ a]
Meaning (1):
- living in or characteristic of farming or country life
Example in sentence:
  • an economy that is basically rural;
  • large rural households;
  • rural people;
  • unpaved rural roads
Meaning (2):
- of or relating to the countryside as opposed to the city
Example in sentence:
  • rural electrification;
  • rural free delivery