Meaning of Ruritanian in English:

Ruritanian

Pronunciation /ˌrʊərɪˈteɪnɪən/

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of the imaginary kingdom of Ruritania from the novels of Anthony Hope, especially with reference to romantic adventure and intrigue.

    • ‘the voters were unmoved by his Ruritanian grandeur’

noun

  • 1A native or inhabitant of the imaginary kingdom of Ruritania from the novels of Anthony Hope.

    • ‘every Ruritanian knows Duke Michael’
    1. 1.1An imaginary or hypothetical person.
      • ‘I shall play along and call them "Ruritanians"’