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rural

(roor′ăl) [L. ruralis, rustic, country]
Pert. to a geographic area (such as a small town or sparsely populated county) where less than 2500 people live.
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To better study and characterize the rural settlement in relation to height, height was classified.
Hamerow, "Settlement Mobility and the 'Middle Saxon Shift': Rural Settlement and Settlement Patterns in Anglo-Saxon England," Anglo-Saxon England, 20 (1991), p.
The first chapter is introductory, offering an overview of the study of Anglo-Saxon rural settlement since the late nineteenth century, with Grubenhauser first discovered in the 1920s, then post-hole buildings in the 1950s.
Since the beginning of Iran's fourth development plan, under the renovation and repair project of the rural settlements 200,000 housing units are planned to be constructed.
Elleablum uses a variety of evidence, including archaeological and historical evidence dating from the Byzantine and Ottoman periods, to argue that the regions immediately to the north of Jerusalem and western Galilee were largely Christian, and consequently became areas of Frankish rural settlement.
As is very well known, our knowledge of the rural settlement of the past has been transformed over the last sixty years by intensive programmes of field-survey.
Vandals to Visigoths: rural settlement patterns in early Medieval Spain.
Sections are devoted to rural settlement (with plans of villas and chronological graphs), towns large and small, the `mortuary landscape' (including quantitative calculations), transport and water supply, the economy (comparatively brief on farming and long on pottery), and political organization from Iron Age to `Late Antiquity'.
Open Competition: Provision Of Services For The Facility Memorial Complex Katyn Located At The Address: Smolensk Region, Smolensk Region, Rural Settlement Katyn, East On.

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