Pastoral (disambiguation)

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Pastoral commonly refers to:

  • Pastoral, a genre of literature, art, and music that depicts such life in an idealized manner
  • Pastoral farming, the branch of agriculture concerned with the raising of livestock
  • Pastoralism, a form of animal husbandry where livestock are released onto large vegetated outdoor lands (pastures) for grazing, historically by nomadic people

Pastoral may also refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Pastoral letter, or pastoral, an open letter by a bishop to the clergy or laity of a diocese

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