Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the country; rustic.

Part of speech: verb


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Usage examples "rural":

  1. And now let us see how the population was changing, as to its distribution between rural and urban, during these years. - "History of Farming in Ontario", C. C. James.
  2. With drooping head, disappointed, and heavily burdened with anxiety for the future of the woman who had exerted so powerful an influence upon his fate, he left the home of his childhood; but Barbara saw him go with the sorrowful fear that, in the rural solitude which awaited him in Spain, her talented friend would lose his art and every loftier aspiration; yet both felt sure that, whatever might be the course of their lives, each would hold a firm place in the other's memory. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. To outside observers it is the question of rural life, a question which is assuming a social and economic importance and interest of the most intense character, not only for Ireland North and South, but for almost the whole civilised world. - "Ireland In The New Century", Horace Plunkett.