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Backwood vs. Rural

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Backwoodadjective

Native to or located in a remote rural location.

Ruraladjective

Relating to the countryside or to agriculture.

Backwoodadjective

Rustic, unsophisticated, countrified.

Ruralnoun

(obsolete) A person from the countryside; a rustic.

Ruraladjective

Of or pertaining to the country, as distinguished from a city or town; living in the country; suitable for, or resembling, the country; rustic; as, rural scenes; a rural prospect.

‘Here is a rural fellow; . . . He brings you figs.’;

Ruraladjective

Of or pertaining to agriculture; as, rural economy.

‘We turnTo where the silver Thames first rural grows.’; ‘Lay bashfulness, that rustic virtue, by;To manly confidence thy throughts apply.’;

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Ruraladjective

living in or characteristic of farming or country life;

‘rural people’; ‘large rural households’; ‘unpaved rural roads’; ‘an economy that is basically rural’;

Ruraladjective

relating to rural areas;

‘rural electrification’; ‘rural free delivery (RFD)’;

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