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n. pl. ru·ral·i·ties
1. The state or quality of being rural.
2. A rural trait or characteristic.
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Noun1.rurality - a rural characteristic or trait; "a place with the rurality of a turnip field"
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
characteristic - a distinguishing quality
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