[ adjective ] (agriculture) living in or characteristic of farming or country life
"rural people" "large rural households" "unpaved rural roads" "an economy that is basically rural"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
A Highway_Department source said there also is a plan there to issue some $ 3 million to $ 4 million worth of Rural_Roads_Authority bonds for rural road construction work .
The Highway_Department source told The_Constitution , however , that Vandiver has not been consulted yet about the plans to issue the new rural roads bonds .(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Cotten construed this as a veiled effort by Parkhouse to help Dallas and other large cities get money which Cotten felt could better be spent providing water for rural Texas .("Editorials"...)
If Nikita buys a small plot in some modest rural cemetery , everyone will understand .(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
If , in Larkin 's eyes , they are nothing but Piccadilly farmers , he has as much to learn about them as they have to learn about the ways of truly rural living .
[ adjective ] relating to rural areas
"rural electrification" "rural free delivery (RFD)"
Used in print(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)
John , an engineer and anthropologist with a doctorate from the London_School_of_Economics , headed the rural development division of USOM , the United_States_Operations_Mission administering U._S. aid .(Gibson Winter, The Suburban Captivity of the...)
Negroes , Puerto_Ricans , and rural newcomers are slowly making their way into the cities .