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ru·ral / ˈroŏrəl/ • adj. in, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town: remote rural areas. DERIVATIVES: ru·ral·ism n. ru·ral·ist n. ru·ral·i·ty / roŏˈralitē/ n. ru·ral·i·za·tion / ˌroŏrələˈzāshən/ n. ru·ral·ize v. ru·ral·ly adv.

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rural XV. — (O)F. rural or late L. rūrālis, f. rūs, rūr- the country; see -AL1.

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RURAL (ˈrʊərəl) Society for the Responsible Use of Resources in Agriculture and on the Land