Definition of Ruralism

1. Noun. A rural idiom or expression.

Exact synonyms: Rusticism
Generic synonyms: Idiom, Idiomatic Expression, Phrasal Idiom, Phrase, Set Phrase



2. Noun. A rural characteristic or trait. "A place with the rurality of a turnip field"
Exact synonyms: Rurality
Generic synonyms: Trait, Characteristic
Derivative terms: Rural, Rural

Definition of Ruralism

1. n. The quality or state of being rural; ruralness.

Definition of Ruralism

1. Noun. Advocacy of rural life instead of urbanism or city living. ¹

2. Noun. Rural living. ¹

3. Noun. The state or quality of being rustic. ¹

4. Noun. A rural idiom or expression. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ruralism

1. the state of being rural [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruralism

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rural health
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rural population
rural sanitary district
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ruralism (current term)
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ruralness

Literary usage of Ruralism

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1. Unity in Nature: An Analogy Between Music and Life by C. E. Stromeyer (1911)
"The word Urbanism has been adopted because it is a comparatively colourless expression and stands in natural contrast to ruralism out of which it has grown ..."

2. Rural Life by Charles Josiah Galpin (1918)
"ruralism. The first school of thinking may be called the school of ruralism. ... Broadly speaking, ruralism proposes a self-sufficing rural social system, ..."

3. The Little Town: Especially in Its Rural Relationships by Harlan Paul Douglass (1919)
"The consequences of some of these sies are acute. itic ruralism. The deeper characteristics of prevailing philosophy of ruralism sharply contrast ..."

4. The Little Town: Especially in Its Rural Relationships by Harlan Paul Douglass (1919)
"The consequences of some of these policies are acute. Dogmatic ruralism. The deeper characteristics of the prevailing philosophy of ruralism sharply ..."

5. The Little Town: Especially in Its Rural Relationships by Harlan Paul Douglass (1919)
"The consequences of some of these policies are acute. Dogmatic ruralism. The deeper characteristics of the prevailing philosophy of ruralism sharply ..."

6. Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions by Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw (1983)
"Although traditionalism and ruralism are still prevalent, the social development of Puriscal and most of rural Costa Rica is significantly high if compared ..."

7. Pamphlets on Forestry in Wisconsin (1910)
"THE "RURBAN" PROBLEM ruralism and farm segregation. ... This program of pure ruralism may be reduced to segregation of the farm population—keep the farmer a ..."

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