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1. rural

adjective. ['ˈrʊrəl'] living in or characteristic of farming or country life.

Synonyms

  • campestral
  • country-style
  • folksy
  • hobnailed
  • cracker-barrel
  • agrestic
  • farming
  • countrified
  • countryfied
  • rustic
  • homespun
  • agricultural
  • bucolic
  • country-bred
  • agrarian
  • arcadian

Antonyms

  • formal
  • refined
  • cosmopolitan
  • smooth

Etymology

  • rural (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ruralis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Rural

  • intramural
  • plural
  • neural
  • mural
  • gural

How do you pronounce rural?

Pronounce rural as ˈrʊrəl.

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Sentences with rural


1. Adjective
Morels have been found in rural forested areas north and east of town by local recreational morel hunters.

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