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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TURBAT -- The provision of health services is one of the fundamental rights of every citizen irrespective of their financial status or whether they live in an urban or a rural area. The government is bound by law to provide basic health facilities, in order for the people to live a healthy life.
'Ultimately, this will create a sustainable rural area that can help the whole community,' she said when opening the 1000 Series Programme and the handing-over of the 'Return to School' donation packages to 300 beneficaries in Sungai Rimba here tonight.
- 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 1.89%, according to a survey of adult asthma.[sup][11] With a level of confidence of 95%, power of 80%, and tolerance error of 0.378%, we estimated that 5281 children would be sufficient in rural areas.
(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.
military expansion continues to creep further into rural farm lands, reducing one rural area of Pyeongtaek into rubble and injuring hundreds of local farmers and protesters who have staged a year-long blockade to stop the bulldozing and seizure of the land.
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."
The target community for the public library-based school-community library is a community living in a rural area, which, in all likelihood, falls under the authority of a traditional leader.

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