Meaning of rural

ru•ral

Pronunciation: (roor'ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the country, country life, or country people; rustic: rural tranquillity.
  2. living in the country: the rural population.
  3. of or pertaining to agriculture: rural economy.
—n.
  1. a person who lives in a rural area.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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