ruralness

ruralness

(ˈrʊərəlnɪs)
n
the state or quality of being rural
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"I commuted to work really for 50 years because I couldn't have that lifestyle that I wanted of horses and ruralness. It would always be the city, hotels, room service," said Grier in a recent interview.
Due to the timing of the storm (right after a major holiday), local resources available (snow removal equipment and personnel), and the ruralness of New Mexico, a decision was made to include additional days after the storm in the analysis in order to capture as many winter storm related injuries as possible.
This time we're out in the country where the ruralness adds to the bleakness of people's spirits.
Jose: Ruralness? I think there is a bunch of rural kids here.
We also tested program interactions with the ruralness of the GP's practice, to see whether the enhanced incentive level in rural areas resulted in greater program impact.
The authors attribute the performance advantage of community bank loans in rural markets to the "ruralness" of the borrower-lender relationship--that is, where information, institutions, and culture are most conducive to relationship or "character" lending.
(30) The success of the new parties in fielding candidates and winning seats in Osaka and Nagoya cities is linked to the high degree of urbanness in these regions, while the failure of the new parties in Shiga and parts of Aichi outside of Nagoya city is linked to their ruralness.
The insignificance of the respondent's ruralness (proxied by the walking time from the respondent's house to the nearest town) indicates that whether the respondent resides in a rural or urban location has no relationship with that person's probability of more-than-voice use.
"Those places have been engulfed by population and the ruralness has gone away.
This, in turn, permits a definition of ruralness to encompass and move beyond negative geographical location and farm labor history; envisioning the robust sense of place for research and reform that rural landscapes encompass.