nonurban

adjective
non·​ur·​ban | \ ˌnän-ˈər-bən How to pronounce nonurban (audio) \

Definition of nonurban

: not of, relating to, characteristic of, or constituting a city : not urban a nonurban setting nonurban populations

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Legislators set lower rates for urban and nonurban counties outside the Portland metro in acknowledgment of lower costs of living. Mike Rogoway, oregonlive.com, "Oregon employers adapt to successive minimum wage hikes," 30 June 2019 In Puerto Rico, the researchers visited 104 barrios across the island, selecting them to ensure that both urban and nonurban areas were represented. Sheri Fink, New York Times, "Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria Death Toll Could Exceed 4,000, New Study Estimates," 29 May 2018 These trends have buffeted many smaller cities and nonurban areas. New York Times, "What Happens When the Richest U.S. Cities Turn to the World?," 22 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of nonurban

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonurban was in 1886

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