campestral


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cam·pes·tral

 (kăm-pĕs′trəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or growing in uncultivated land or open fields.

[From Latin campester, of a field, from campus, field.]

campestral

(kæmˈpɛstrəl)
adj
of or relating to open fields or country
[C18: from Latin campester, from campus field]

cam•pes•tral

(kæmˈpɛs trəl)

adj.
of or pertaining to fields or open country.
[1730–40; < Latin campestr(is) flat <campus field]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.campestral - of fields or open country; "living in campestral seclusion"
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"

campestral

adjective
Of or relating to the countryside:
Informal: hick.
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Lorenzo's death in this campestral setting reveals Pasolini's ideological intent, for it bespeaks a willful annihilation of poor southern or subproletarian populations in Italy.
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