What does RURAL mean?

Definitions for RURAL
ˈrʊər əlRURAL

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word RURAL.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rural(adj)

    living in or characteristic of farming or country life

    "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"

  2. rural(adj)

    of or relating to the countryside as opposed to the city

    "rural electrification"; "rural free delivery"

Wiktionary

  1. rural(Adjective)

    pertaining to less-populated, non-urban areas

  2. Origin: From rural < ruralis, from rus + -alis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rural(adj)

    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

  2. Rural(adj)

    of or pertaining to agriculture; as, rural economy

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rural

    rōō′ral, adj. of or belonging to the country: suiting the country: rustic: pertaining to agriculture.—n. (obs.) a countryman.—ns. Ru′ral-dean, an ecclesiastic under the bishop and archdeacon, with the peculiar care of the clergy of a district; Ru′ral-dean′ery.—v.t. Ru′ralise, to render rural.—v.i. to become rural: to rusticate.—ns. Ru′ralism; Ru′ralist; Rural′ity.—adv. Ru′rally.—n. Ru′ralness.—adj. Ruridec′anal, pertaining to a rural dean or deanery. [Fr.,—L. ruralisrus, ruris, the country.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RURAL' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1647

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RURAL' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2188

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RURAL' in Adjectives Frequency: #206

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of RURAL in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of RURAL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kathleen McCormack Durst:

    It was very rural, very pretty.

  2. William Gumede:

    The ANC may just become a rural party.

  3. Prabhat Jha:

    These barriers typically affect the rural poor the most.

  4. Aditi Nayar:

    Rural consumption was one of the pillars holding up growth.

  5. John Thomas:

    It is down in Montour County, it's pretty rural out through there.

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