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rurban

adjective; blending and clipping
Apparent meaning: a mix of the characters of city and rural areas. Reason used: describing area or a particular object where it’s a mix of urban and rural styles.
 
Context and source: “ I don’t like living in the suburb, it’s has neither the excitement of a city or a peace in countryside, I don’t like the term rurban”.
Etymology : Analysis: ‘rural’ (rur) + ‘urban, citylike’ (urban)
Source : discussion with my friend about where we want to live)
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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