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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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Today Catholic Rural Life is continuing to talk about the vocation of being an agricultural leader and what that means.
Around 1,600 children will get a chance to experience rural life
"He spent many an enjoyable day in the Dales of Teesdale and Weardale and always felt he was very fortunate, coming from Sunderland, to learn about rural life in West Durham.
After his time with Catholic Rural Life, he served as a senior representative for Food & Water Watch, which advocates for contaminant-free waterways, food production and distribution systems, until his retirement.
"We thank everyone who played a part in continuing the success of the Kenilworth Show and hope everyone left not only after having a great day out, but also with a "avour of all the dierent aspects of rural life."
While rural schools in general tend to struggle to meet state required academic standards, students at Walton Rural Life Center have soared above the rest, twice being recognized for scoring in the top 5 percent on statewide standardized tests.
Those traces of rural life disappeared as the Northern Virginia area changed.
SRSA is a professional social science association oriented to enhancing the viability and quality of rural life, communities and the environment in the South and to encourage similar work nationally.
The tale of rural life in the PERFICK: David Gaulter as Pa Larkin with Charlie Jukes as daughter Mariette, above, and the cast, left from eight to 60.
Fine Gael Senator Fidelma Healy Eames argued the minister was "ripping at the structures of rural life".
Chhoti Haldwani(Uttarakhand),Mar.29 ( ANI ): The Corbett Village Development Association (CVDA), a rural-based forum at Chhoti Haldwani in Uttarakhand has initiated a programme in which urban kids and youngsters experience rural life and also enjoy adventure pursuits.
I greatly enjoyed the photostory on Romanian rural life in the July issue (Ploughing a lonely furrow).

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