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rural

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of rural

  1. of, relating to, associated with, or typical of open areas with few buildings or people <grew up in a rural community where more than half the people were farmers> <a painter noted for his rural landscapes> Synonyms bucolic, country, pastoral, rustic (also rustical) Related Words backwoods, backwoodsy, countrified (also countryfied), provincial; agrarian, agricultural; nonurban, semirural Near Antonyms citified, urbanized; metro, metropolitan, municipal; nonagricultural, nonfarm Antonyms urban





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