Definition of rural route in US English:

rural route

(also RR)


  • A mail delivery route in a rural area.

    • ‘Small hand tools, a bit of fertilizer and similar supplies fit easily in a large rural route mailbox that can be mounted on a post or fence.’
    • ‘No one knows where it was mailed from, only where it was going to, and that was unfortunately an unnumbered rural route address.’
    • ‘Once I read while she drove, drawn to the highlighted yellow lines written about the young scout who disappeared while delivering papers on his rural route.’


rural route