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[roo-ral-i-tee] /rʊˈræl ɪ ti/
noun, plural ruralities.
rural character.
a rural characteristic, matter, or scene.
Origin of rurality
First recorded in 1720-30; rural + -ity Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • rurality is (appropriately enough) in its last ditch, while civilization has established a precarious outpost beside it.

    The Bath Road Charles G. (Charles George) Harper
  • This is only one of the many pilgrimages that may be made in Greater New York, and shows only one sort of rurality.

    New York Sketches Jesse Lynch Williams
  • Lucy offered to invite other neighbors; Mrs. Bazalgette replied she didn't want to be bothered with rurality.

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