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Another word for rural

  1. Of or relating to the countryside

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Another word for rural

Synonym Study

  • In contrast, bucolic , also a literary term, suggests a down-to-earth rustic simplicity or artlessness her bucolic suitor
  • Pastoral , often used in literary contexts, suggests a highly idealized primitive simplicity of rural life, originally among shepherds
  • Rustic stresses the contrast between the supposed crudeness and unsophistication of the country and the supposed polish and refinement of the city rustic humor
  • Rural is the comprehensive, nonspecific word referring to life on the farm or in the country as distinguished from life in the city rural schools