Definitions for "Pastoral"
Keywords:  shepherds, poem, idyl, bucolic, rural
Of or pertaining to shepherds; hence, relating to rural life and scenes; as, a pastoral life.
A poem describing the life and manners of shepherds; a poem in which the speakers assume the character of shepherds; an idyl; a bucolic.
A cantata relating to rural life; a composition for instruments characterized by simplicity and sweetness; a lyrical composition the subject of which is taken from rural life.
Keywords:  parish, prot, epis, diocese, clergy
Relating to the care of souls, or to the pastor of a church; as, pastoral duties; a pastoral letter.
A letter of a pastor to his charge; specifically, a letter addressed by a bishop to his diocese; also (Prot. Epis. Ch.), a letter of the House of Bishops, to be read in each parish.
An approach of caring for the life of the parish as a whole.
A Commedia Scenario involving Gods, Nymphs, Fairies, or historical figures, with some traditional Commedia characters thrown in to the story. Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream might be quite similar. Flaminio Scala's Scenarios include one of these at the end called The Enchanted Wood. Of course Beethoven's Sixth Symphony comes to mind, but that is two centuries too late for us.
Types of farming that involve the rearing of livestock. agriculture
Relating to or functioning as an agricultural enterprise or community devoted to or based on livestock raising.
Keywords:  carol, i'd, utah, chicago, flash
a word not often associated with sites utilizing Flash animation, but that's how I'd describe the one for Chicago's Utah Carol
many forms of literature fit this category; its setting is a created world marked by constant summer and fecund nature.
applied to graceful movements in sextuple time.
Keywords:  welfare, concerned, care
Concerned with care and welfare.
Keywords:  pertaining, his, work
Pertaining to a pastor and his work