Definition of Ruritania

1. Noun. An imaginary kingdom in central Europe; often used as a scene for intrigue and romance.

Generic synonyms: Fictitious Place, Imaginary Place, Mythical Place
Derivative terms: Ruritanian



Definition of Ruritania

1. Proper noun. A fictional kingdom in Central Europe. ¹

2. Proper noun. Hence a place of adventure, romance and intrigue. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruritania

Runyon
Runyonese
Runyonesque
Runyoro
Rupert
Rupert's drop
Rupert's drops
Rupert Brooke
Rupert Murdoch
Rupicapra
Rupicapra rupicapra
Rupicola peruviana
Rupicola rupicola
Ruptiliocarpon
Ruptiliocarpon caracolito
Ruritania (current term)
Ruritanian
Ruritanians
Rus
Rus'
Rus.
Ruscaceae
Ruscus
Ruscus aculeatus
Ruse
Rush
Rushdie
Rushmore
Rushton bodies
Ruskies

Literary usage of Ruritania

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann (1922)
"Ruritania demanded it to complete her natural geographical frontier. ... But until the Eighteenth Century it had been part of Ruritania, ..."

2. The Bookman (1915)
"But the three probably could not combine successfully against Graustark, because they themselves would be crushed between Illyria and Ruritania; and, ..."

3. Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature, and Other Essays by Murray Newton Rothbard (2000)
"Neither the people nor the land of northwest Ruritania are owned by either of the two governments. As a corollary, one government can certainly not bind, ..."

4. American Horse Show Blue Book (1903)
"First, Ruritania, ET Stotesbury. CLASS 18—Champion prize (pairs), open only to horses ... The former will be post entries. First. Ruritania and Dainty ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"The Baron, in the interests of the Kingdom of Ruritania and the House of ... Nous verront, as they say in Ruritania. A more stirring romance, with interest ..."

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