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1. One who resides in a rural area.
2. An advocate of rural life.
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Noun1.ruralist - an advocate of rural living
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
2.ruralist - a man who lives in the country and has country ways
rustic - an unsophisticated country person
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One example is surprising: the house built for himself in Cornwall by the now notorious Ruralist painter and historian of photography, Graham Ovenden, working with the architect Martin Johnson.
In 1911, Ingalls Wilder's writing career began with an article in the Missouri Ruralist.
At the time, Southern Ruralist was the most prominent with the largest circulation (Scott & Shoalmire, 1973).
connect small villages to biggest ones and improve life standard of ruralist.
9) Loucks was also editor of the agrarian reform newspaper, The Ruralist, and in this role promoted the initiative and referendum as an essential way of achieving economic reforms advocated by the Farmers' Alliance Movement and aimed at controlling the political power of railroads and eastern monopolies.
Piotr Oreshin, also a ruralist poet, was shot in 1937 for antisocial activity.
A creative ruralist of sorts and horticulturalist, and guru for the 60s counter-culture who experimented with space-time relations through LSD, he announced his desire some months earlier at 01 Gallery in Los Angeles to have his ashes scattered in space.
Never been rich; the life and work of a southern ruralist writer, Harry Harrison Kroll.
This ruralist, conservative discourse denies the suburban state of the village and its interconnectedness with the state capital and the wider Malaysian system.
50) He goes beyond Ruiz's charge of ruralist romanticism, however, arguing that Elizondo simply makes claims without foundation.
The works by the Ruralist artist David Inshaw (the original reason for my family visiting Devizes) now has pride of place; however, the dymo tape descriptions of Avebury Stone Circle that I ran my fingers over as a teenager more than 30 years ago remain the enduring tactile memory.
Ebbatson helpfully grounds his discussion in a particular intellectual tradition, the Wordsworthian, or ruralist, conflation of nature and nation.