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(adj.) a place that has a rural setting that is in the outskirts of an urban environment.
Rodney: UMBC has such a rurban community!
Creamy: YUUUUUUP. bingo, macaroni.
L. June: bet.
by Creamy's Hot Wings February 27, 2011
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Rhymes with "urban". You live in the country, but you own no cows. You have all of the piped-in, cable-driven commercial needz as your rural brethren, but with far less concrete.
I saw some kids out in the country sporting some emo gear. They were definately rurban, suffering the fashion dictates of MTV.
by XPADREX January 31, 2005
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A rural or small town dweller who adopts an urban lifestyle.

A rurban male or female has a graduate & post graduate education, is technologically advanced, is empowered by digital communication platforms, is an internet junkie, prefers designer interiors, plans a smaller nuclear family, marries later, has a non-traditional job involving commute, is a frequent foreign traveller for pleasure, engages in conspicuous consumption of lifestyle products, travels to larger supermarkets rather than shopping locally, drives a car more suited to urban commuting, is aware of world & national issues though probably less so of local politics.

Liam was a typical rurban male; good income, good clothes, a newly built Mac-cottage and a coupe that bottomed out on the country roads.
by John Boyle September 13, 2007
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Town of Alliston Ontario, Best of Both Worlds (Urban & Rural)
You work at the office, live on a farm, clean the driveway with a tractor only to take your audi to work... your Rurban
by Farmer Man February 18, 2015
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rural + urban = rurban, it reflects primarily on "urban gardeners", that grow food in cities. (r)urban, or rurban, reflects new tendencies in the integration of contributing aspects of rural environment in contemporary cities.
rurban gardeners have upgraded the local park through plantin vegetables, and contributing to the "concrete environment"...
by go out June 27, 2017
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