Commune

A commune (the French word appearing in the 12th century from Medieval Latin communia, meaning a large gathering of people sharing a common life; from Latin communis, things held in common) is an intentional community of people living together, sharing common interests, property, possessions, resources, and, in some communes, work and income. In a...
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commune

(France) Refers to a village and the surrounding vineyards, for example, the communes of the left bank of Bordeaux include Pauillac, St Julien, St Estèphe and so on.
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commune

(from the article `Belgium`) Farther down the administrative hierarchy are the provinces (Flemish: provincies), each of which is divided into arrondissements and further ... ...and fiscal organization, set up a centralized judicial system (using Roman law), and began extensive legislation. Thierry and Philip granted ... The commune, ...
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commune

[n] - the smallest administrative district of several European countries (Belgium and France and Italy and Switzerland) 2. [n] - a body of people or families living together and sharing everything 3. [v] - receive Communion, in the Catholic church 4. [v] - communicate intimately with
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Commune

• (n.) Absolute municipal self-government. • (n.) The commonalty; the common people. • (v. i.) To receive the communion; to partake of the eucharist or Lord`s supper. • (v. i.) To converse together with sympathy and confidence; to interchange sentiments or feelings; to take counsel. • (n.) A small territorial district in Fr...
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commune

noun a body of people or families living together and sharing everything
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Commune

[card game] Commune is a bluffing-based card game that requires knowledge of the poker hands and much strategic thinking. It is best played in a large group of people, and does not require use of a table or playing surface. == Gameplay == === Object === The object of commune is to be the last player remaining in the game. Players are kicked...
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Commune

[designers] Commune is a design studio in Los Angeles, USA, founded in 2004. They focus on architecture, interior design, graphic design, product design, and brand management. The firm, best known for the design of the Ace Hotel and Swim Club in Palm Springs, has designed residential, commercial and hospitality projects worldwide, home and ...
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Commune

[socialism] The commune is a model of government that is generally advocated by communists, revolutionary socialists, and anarchists. The model is often characterized as being a local and transparent organization composed of delegates bound by mandates. These delegates would be recallable at any time from their positions. Proponents view th...
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Commune

Com·mune' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Communed ; present participle & verbal noun Communing .] [ Old French communier , from Latin communicare to communicate, from communis common. See Common...
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Commune

Com'mune noun Communion; sympathetic intercourse or conversation between friends. « For days of happy commune dead. Tennyson. »
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commune

A collective of people sharing responsibility for production, security and/or political ideas. In 20th century China the term
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commune

A social unit in tsarist Russia, usually comprising a village of 200-500 workers; a small
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commune

a town in medieval western Europe that acquired self-governing municipal institutions. During the central and later period of the Middle Ages most ... [6 related articles]
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commune

commune (kôm'yOOn) , in medieval history, collective institution that developed in continental Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire. Because of the importance of the commune in municipal government, the term is also used to denote a town itself to which a charter of liberties was gran...
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commune

commune, in agriculture: see collective farm.
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Commune

French word for community or District ; See there.
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commune

Group of people or families living together, sharing resources and responsibilities. There have been various kinds of commune through the ages, including a body of burghers or burgesses in medieval...
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commune

Group of people or families living together, sharing resources and responsibilities. There have been various kinds of commune through the ages, including a body of burghers or burgesses in medieval times, a religious community in America, and a communal division in communist China
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commune

type of large rural organization introduced in China in 1958. Communes began as amalgamations of collective farms; but, in contrast to the ... [3 related articles]
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