rural free delivery

noun

Definition of rural free delivery 

: free delivery of mail to a rural area

called also rural delivery

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Wanamaker’s tumultuous term as postmaster general for the Republican president Benjamin Harrison—which began with firing thousands of Democratic postmasters but later brought about the establishment of rural free delivery—gets short shrift. Marc Levinson, WSJ, "‘Wanamaker’s Temple’ Review: Merchandise and Moral Uplift," 28 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of rural free delivery

1891, in the meaning defined above

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