(redirected from rural area)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to rural area: urban area

RURAL. That which relates to the country, as rural servitudes. See Urban.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
The migration of the younger generation to urban areas must be reduced to ensure they can play a role in developing rural areas, says Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun.
President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov signed the law on renaming one of the rural areas and 2 villages in the country, the President's press service reported.
Similarly, education of the head of the household in the two urban areas and total hours of work in a day in one rural area also related negatively with the working women's share of earning in their family's total income.
Epidemiological survey of asthma in a rural area of Yanqing County in Beijing (in Chinese).
Background: As 70% of population of India resides in rural areas, there is need of providing effective health care to people in these areas.
The subsequent overview provides data on the distinctiveness of rural areas in statistical expressions.
According to the report, there were only 55 primary care physicians per 100,000 rural area residents in 2005.
During the 1980s, at a time when most young South Korean women left the rural areas in search of better city jobs and more eligible husbands, Lee Yun-Oh stayed in the largest organized farming county of Naju and married a farmer.
One area of the country that has seen urban settings increasingly encroach on rural areas is the northwestern United States It has also been called the "hotbed of the environmental movement." This is a very diverse area of agriculture and urban culture that sometimes combines through such products as fine wine.
There are substantial backlogs in the development of public and school library services in South Africa, especially in the remote rural areas. One way of achieving improved provision of public and school library services appears to be through joint use services.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Communication and IT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said that the government has been seriously working on linking rural areas to mobile networks, adding that currently more than 86 percent of villages across Iran are enjoying connection.

Full browser ?