rurban

adjective
rur·​ban | \ ˈrər-bən How to pronounce rurban (audio) , ˈru̇r- \

Definition of rurban

: of, relating to, or constituting an area which is chiefly residential but where some farming is carried on

First Known Use of rurban

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rurban

blend of rural and urban

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“Rurban.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rurban. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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