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Georgic

[JOR-jik]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Greek, early 16th century

1.

Rustic; pastoral.

Examples of Georgic in a sentence

"He loved rural Maine for its georgic atmosphere."

"The farm had a georgic feeling, complete with a horse and buggy."

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About Georgic

Georgic comes from the Greek word "geōrgos," which means farmer. Since farmers often live in rural areas, it makes sense that this eventually evolved into a description of rustic areas.

Did you Know?

If you are looking for beautiful georgic views, try visiting a rural area. Areas are denoted as rural based on their low population density, but the fewer people often means more untouched displays of natural beauty — along with quaint towns, hamlets, and villages.

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