Definition of Rural area
1. Noun. An area outside of cities and towns. "His poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
Specialized synonyms: Back Country, Backwoods, Boondocks, Hinterland, Farming Area, Farmland, Countryside, Scrubland, Weald, Wold
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Terms within: Grazing Land, Lea, Ley, Pasture, Pastureland
Antonyms: Urban Area
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rural Area
Literary usage of Rural area
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Daily Geography Practice by Leland Graham, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Sandi Johnson (2004)
"An answer might be: "I would like to live in a rural area. ... A rural area Map Introducing the Map Share with students that there are different kinds of ..."
2. Income Opportunities in Special Forest Products: Self-Help Suggestions for by Margaret G. Thomas (1994)
"After considering the kinds of resources that could be tapped in the isolated rural area plus their own travel experiences and those of others, ..."
3. Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions by Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw (1983)
"... 12 Promotion of Breast-Feeding, Health, and Growth among Hospital-Born Neonates, and among Infants of a rural area of Costa Rica LEONARDO MATA, MAR! ..."