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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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Alcaldes, annually elected communal officers, continued to represent the communities, especially regarding the republican poll tax and intrusions into commons, but they were never capable of developing as powerful a counter-hegemonic vision as the colonial ethnic lords, especially because they were ruralized and illiterate.