rural area

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Noun1.rural area - an area outside of cities and townsrural area - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
back country, backwoods, boondocks, hinterland - a remote and undeveloped area
farming area, farmland - a rural area where farming is practiced
grazing land, ley, pasture, pastureland, lea - a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
countryside - rural regions
scrubland - an uncultivated region covered with scrub vegetation
weald - an area of open or forested country
wold - a tract of open rolling country (especially upland)
populated area, urban area - a geographical area constituting a city or town
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This syndrome was first reported in 1993 in three persons living in a rural area of Juquitiba County; two of them died of acute respiratory failure (1).
The whole question of providing energy to a rural area is really one of cost," says Baring-Gould.
Novovoznesenovka rural area of Ak-Suu district of Issyk-Kul region into Boz-Uchuk rural area;- Gavrilovka village, Lenin rural area, Suzak district, Jalal-Abad region into Orto-Say village;- Frunze village, Lenin district, Suzak district, Jalal-Abad region into Jygach-Korgon village.
It was deduced, based on the findings that Model A for both selected urban and rural areas of the district Peshawar showed significant and positive relation with the status of working women except participation in decision making in one urban and two rural areas and ability to cope up with the situation in risk and uncertainty in one rural area showed negative relation.
Because the prevalence of childhood asthma in a rural area was not available, we expected that the prevalence of childhood asthma in rural areas was 1.
69% respondents wanted to serve in rural area because they would get absorbed in Government jobs subsequently.
Some 62 million Americans, or 20% of the nation's population, live in a rural area, said Amy Elizondo, vice president of program services at the National Rural Health Association.
2) Hidden unemployment, however, also includes people (particularly women) spending their time (instead of paid employment) performing some kind of voluntary and informal activities, which are important for the social and economic cohesion of the rural area.
Sebelius and the report both said that, in general, the recently proposed health reform bills pending in Congress would improve health care coverage for rural area residents.
Our programming 'bridges a gap' between those whose roots are planted firmly in a rural area, following generations of their families before them, and those who are transplants from other areas.
People in a rural area who had been using a mobile digital phone for more than three years, were more than three times as likely to be diagnosed with a brain tumour as those living in urban areasSignal Digital mobile phone use for five years or more in a rural area upped the risk to four times.

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