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rupture the act or process of bursting, or the condition of being burst open or broken off. [6 definitions]
rural of the countryside or country life. [2 definitions]
rural delivery delivery of mail along rural routes, usu. to a roadside mailbox rather than to the door.
ruralism the quality or condition of being rural. [2 definitions]
ruralize to cause to become rural.
rural route a mail-delivery route that serves a rural area.
ruse a trick, pretense, or diversion intended to deceive or mislead.
rush1 to act or go swiftly or hastily; hurry. [12 definitions]
rush2 any of several marsh grasses.
rush candle a rushlight.
rush hour a period of peak traffic, usu. in the morning and late afternoon, when many people are on their way to or from work.
rushlight a candle whose wick is a dried, partly peeled rush dipped in grease.
rusk a slice or piece of bread, toasted or baked until dry and crisp; zwieback.
russet a reddish or yellowish brown color. [4 definitions]
Russia a European and Asian country extending from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean; formerly the largest republic of the Soviet Union.
Russia leather a fine, smooth leather, usu. dyed dark red, that is used to bind books and the like.
Russian of or pertaining to Russia or its people, culture, language, or the like. [4 definitions]
Russian blue a type of house cat having a soft bluish coat and green eyes.
Russian dressing a salad dressing made of mayonnaise mixed with chili sauce, chopped pickles, and pimentos.
Russian Federation a European and Asian country extending from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, formerly the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic; Russia.
Russianize to give a Russian appearance, sound, or character to; make Russian.