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  • adj. Not rural.


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non- +‎ rural


  • In 1990, there were 2,446 hospitals with emergency departments in nonrural areas.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Still, other data such as industrial activity reading for September and fixed-asset investment in nonrural areas, showed resilience and helped to ease concerns about a deeper downturn for the world's second biggest economy. What's News US

  • About 28 percent of rural America, or nearly 19 million people, lack access to Internet with speeds of three megabits per second or faster, compared with only 3 percent, or 7.2 million people, in nonrural areas, according to an FCC report, "Bringing Broadband to Rural America."

    The Seattle Times

  • Fifty percent of adults in rural settings have home broadband, while 70 percent of adults in nonrural areas have service.


  • Children under 5 and adults 65 and older were most likely to be hospitalized after a bite, and residents of rural areas made four times as many emergency room visits and had three times as many hospital admissions for dog bites than those from nonrural areas, the report said.

    NYT > Home Page

  • About a billion dollars a year go to rural competitive carriers via the USF's High Cost fund, and another billion to nonrural providers.

    Ars Technica

  • They go about tending their animals with an economical detachment and leave the oohing and the aahing to their nonrural visitors.

    Slate Magazine


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