rural

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French rural < Latin rūrālis (rural), from rūs (countryside) + -ālis.

AdjectiveEdit

rural (comparative more rural, superlative most rural)

  1. pertaining to less-populated, non-urban areas.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      Nothing could be more business-like than the construction of the stout dams, and nothing more gently rural than the limpid lakes, with the grand old forest trees marshalled round their margins … .

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Related termsEdit

  • ruralistic

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rūrālis (rural), from rūs (countryside) + -ālis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rural m (feminine rurale, masculine plural ruraux, feminine plural rurales)

  1. Rural

SynonymsEdit

  • chaptère

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rūrālis (rural), from rūs (countryside) + -ālis.

AdjectiveEdit

rural m

  1. rural

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rūrālis (rural), from rūs (countryside) + -ālis.

AdjectiveEdit

rural m, f (plural rurais; comparable)

  1. rural

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rūrālis (rural), from rūs (countryside) + -ālis.

AdjectiveEdit

rural m, f (plural rurales)

  1. rural
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 19:04