Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Adjective: rural  rûr-ul
  1. Of or relating to the countryside as opposed to the city; living in or characteristic of farming or country life
    "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"; "rural electrification"; "rural free delivery"

See also: agrarian, agrestic, agricultural, arcadian, bucolic, campestral, cornpone [US, informal], countrified, country-bred, countryfied, country-style, cracker-barrel [N. Amer], down-home [N. Amer, informal], farming, hobnailed, homespun, pastoral, rustic

Antonym: urban

Encyclopedia: Rural, WI