But the majority of those, particularly from the rural areas, have been neglected in terms of schooling.
Rick cleaned up in the rural parts of the state, while Romney again showed his greatest strength in suburban and urban areas.
“We are a rural community,” said Brawley police chief Mark Gillmore.
Has she spent time with him discussing ways to alleviate poverty in our rural and urban communities?
Of the remaining seniors, only one in 10 looked for a place in the city—less than the share that wanted a rural home.
Its social life is infinitely complex, as compared with the rural village.
Certainly these rural interiors would not satisfy everybody.
Let the rural cantons bear in mind how Soleure and Friburg fought by their side, and received them freely into the confederacy.
So the grocery was essentially a village club, and not a rural club.
We often hear the expression, "the rural community," but where do we find rural communities?
early 15c., from Old French rural (14c.), from Latin ruralis "of the countryside," from rus (genitive ruris) "open land, country," from PIE *reue- "to open; space" (see room (n.)).
In early examples, there is usually little or no difference between the meanings of rural and rustic, but in later use the tendency is to employ rural when the idea of locality (country scenes, etc.) is prominent, and rustic when there is a suggestion of the more primitive qualities or manners naturally attaching to country life. [OED]Related: Rurally.