Meaning of Ruritania

Ru•ri•ta•ni•a

Pronunciation: (roor"i-tā'nē-u, roor'i-tā"-), [key]
— n.
  1. a mythical, romantic kingdom conceived as the setting for a fairy tale, costume drama, comic operetta, or the like.
  2. any small, little-known country or region considered remote, backward, or exotic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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