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EtymologyEdit

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

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rural (comparative more rural, superlative most rural)

  1. Pertaining to non-urban areas.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, in 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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rural (masculine and feminine plural rurals)

  1. rural

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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

  1. rural
    Synonyms: champêtre
    Antonyms: urbain

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rural (comparative ruraler, superlative am ruralsten)

  1. (dated, erudite) rural

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ruralis

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rural (neuter singular ruralt, definite singular and plural rurale)

  1. rural

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ruralis

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rural (neuter singular ruralt, definite singular and plural rurale)

  1. rural

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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rural m (oblique and nominative feminine singular rurale)

  1. rural

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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rural m, f (plural rurais, comparable)

  1. rural

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EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

rural (plural rurales)

  1. rural