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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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Pruitt, Population Loss, LEGAL RURALISM BLOG (last visited Apr.
With escalating commands to 'eat local' inevitably overlapping with 'buy British' campaigns, Britain's 'localised' foodscape increasingly combines patriotic iconography with romantic ruralism in its appeals to collective harmony.
The directions in which nationalist ideology evolved represented different views on the possibilities of turning the nationalist idea into political practice: the initial structure of organic nationalism (founded upon the ideas of ruralism, traditionalism, national specificity stricto sensu and Romanianism), (32) spawned later developments in the form of new nationalism (whose focal point was the spiritual doctrine of orthodoxism), (33) radical nationalism (the Legionary state built up on the idea of revolution, the cult of elites and the new man, salvation and regeneration, biblical mythology), (34) and ethnocratic nationalism (founded, according to Nichifor Crainic, on "soil, blood, soul and belief').
Pruitt, Spatial Challenges to Access USDA Summer Food Programs for Kids, Legal Ruralism Blog (May 21, 2010, 4:17 PM), http://legalruralism.blogspot.
Ryan's threat to dispossess belied the cosy ruralism of government propaganda.
Delicately avoiding the pitfalls of condescending ruralism and wide-eyed optimism, German writer-director Veit Helmer delivers a graceful film that entertains and touches.
Liaudisko stiliaus kaviniu bumas, priskirtinas "naujojo kaimietiskumo" (new ruralism (Cuthbert 2006: 122--126)) apraiskoms, rodytu ir pirmuosius perversiskus paveldo industrijos Lietuvoje pozymius.
According to the historian and food activist Tristram Stuart, author of The Bloodless Revolution: A Cultural History of Vegetarianism from 1600 to Modern Times (2007), in the 1650s Browne, Evelyn and the natural philosopher Robert Boyle had proposed a kind of Royalist commune focused on gardening as a counterhlast to the radical ruralism of the Levellers.
The simplicity and purity and neutrality are the fundamental of ruralism. The simple living and high thinking are the peculiarity of rural life.
Her criticism of Santa Eulalia's ruralism as "too suffocating" is not available to immigrants like Patricia with children, more willing to submit themselves to geographic relocation for the sake of ensuring their legal status.
In this costumbrista novel, Alonso succeeds in highlighting criollo ruralism and also the concern with the educational system by displacing the values of the wealthy, a labor continued by Zeno Gandia with issues that still affected the island half a century later.
Carnall well notes the nostalgic longings for ruralism and agrarianism in authors who are dealing with a rapidly industrializing England.