Rurality
Rurality Ru*ral"i*ty, n.; pl. -{ties}. [Cf. LL. ruralitas.] 1. The quality or state of being rural. [1913 Webster]

2. A rural place. ``Leafy ruralities.'' --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]


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  • rurality — rural ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town. DERIVATIVES ruralism noun ruralist noun rurality noun ruralize (also ruralise) verb rurally adverb. ORIGIN Latin ruralis, from rus country …   English terms dictionary

  • rurality — noun a rural characteristic or trait a place with the rurality of a turnip field • Syn: ↑ruralism • Derivationally related forms: ↑rural • Hypernyms: ↑characteristic, ↑trait …   Useful english dictionary

  • rurality — noun see rural …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rurality — /roo ral i tee/, n., pl. ruralities. 1. rural character. 2. a rural characteristic, matter, or scene. [1720 30; RURAL + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • rurality — noun a) The state of being rural b) A rural characteristic …   Wiktionary

  • rurality — ru·ral·i·ty …   English syllables

  • rurality — /ruˈræləti/ (say rooh raluhtee) noun (plural ruralities) 1. rural character. 2. a rural characteristic, matter, or scene …   Australian English dictionary

  • ties — Rurality Ru*ral i*ty, n.; pl. {ties}. [Cf. LL. ruralitas.] 1. The quality or state of being rural. [1913 Webster] 2. A rural place. Leafy ruralities. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rurals — The term rurals is used as an expression of different rural areas as not being defined. Many authors involved in mental health research in rural areas, stress the importance of steering clear of inflexible blanket definitions of rurality (Philo,… …   Wikipedia

  • Owain Jones — Dr Owain Jones (born 1957, Newport, Wales) is a Senior Research Fellow at Countryside Community Research Institute (which is a joint Institute of the Universities of the West of England and Gloucestershire and the Royal Agricultural College and… …   Wikipedia

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