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

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The rest of the plain is characterized by a progressive ruralization demonstrated by the presence of scattered villas and farms which, in some cases, remain in use until the 6th to 7th centuries AD (FIGURE 2, early medieval).
Handicraft production continued beyond mid-century through the intensification of work, the ruralization of production with the ensuing reduction of wages, the introduction of mechanical innovations, and the division of tasks.
Economically, the demise of the textile industry in Cuenca in the 1590s led to a ruralization of the region and an increase in the number of people in the agricultural sector, a pattern that persisted into the twentieth century.