Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RURALS

The desertions from it multiplied at every sitting of the rurals.

Hundreds of "Bravos" answered from the galleries, overwhelming the rurals.

But here were the dear rurals not only escaping him but turning pitilessly against him.

One of the rurals, pointing to the representatives of Paris, cried, "They are stained with the blood of civil war!"

While they were thus bent upon resistance the rurals thought themselves betrayed.

We occupied Courbevoie, that commands the route to Versailles, which made the rurals very anxious.

I don't know the town either, but I think it was in the rurals somewhere.