Origin of Ruritania
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To return to our Ruritanian loan, which we left being underwritten.International Finance
"You have heard me speak of the Ruritanian Relief Fund," she said in a splendid off-hand tone.
"utopian," 1896, from Ruritania, name of an imaginary kingdom in "The Prisoner of Zenda" (1894) by Anthony Hope (1863-1933), who coined it from Latin rus (genitive ruris) "country" (see rural) + Latinate ending -itania (cf. Mauritania).