commune

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To be together with; to contemplate or absorb

He spent a week in the backcountry, communing with nature.

A local political division in many European countries
A small community, often rural, whose members share in the ownership of property, and in the division of labour; the members of such a community
{n} a territorial district in France
{v} to converse, confer, examine
Communion; sympathetic intercourse or conversation between friends
Absolute municipal self- government
A small territorial district in France under the government of a mayor and municipal council; also, the inhabitants, or the government, of such a district
Word comes from Communist ideology Used to describe a group of people living together, and the place they live Communes practice self-sufficiency, often farming the land
the smallest administrative district of several European countries
communicate intimately with; be in a state of heightened, intimate receptivity; "He seemed to commune with nature"
> French parish or village
The commonalty; the common people
a body of people or families living together and sharing everything the smallest administrative district of several European countries communicate intimately with; be in a state of heightened, intimate receptivity; "He seemed to commune with nature"
If you say that someone is communing with an animal or spirit, or with nature, you mean that they appear to be communicating with it. She would happily trot behind him as he set off to commune with nature. Group of people living together who hold property in common and live according to a set of principles usually arrived at or endorsed by the group. The utopian socialism of Robert Dale Owen and others led to experimental communities of this sort in the early 19th century in Britain and the U.S., including New Harmony, Brook Farm, and the Oneida Community. Many communes are inspired by religious principles; monastic life is essentially communal (see monasticism). B. F. Skinner's Walden Two (1948) inspired many American attempts at communal living, especially in the late 1960s and early 1970s. See also collective farm, communitarianism, kibbutz, moshav. In medieval European history, a town that acquired self-governing municipal institutions. Most such towns were defined by an oath binding the citizens or burghers of the town to mutual protection and assistance. The group became an association able to own property, make agreements, exercise jurisdiction over members, and exercise governmental powers. Communes were particularly strong in northern and central Italy, where the lack of a powerful central government allowed them to develop into independent city-states. Those of France and Germany were more often limited to local government
In France and some other countries, a commune is a town, village, or area which has its own council
a body of people or families living together and sharing everything
A commune is a group of people who live together and share everything. Mack lived in a commune
the name usually given by historians to the more or less formal organization of the people of a town or rural district in the Middle Ages The most common contemporary name for what is now called a commune was universitas (Latin) or its derivatives, a generic word for many kinds of association (What we now call a 'university' was distinguished by the term universitas studiorum, an 'association for studies' ) Communes were most important in European history between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries
{f} exchange thoughts and ideas, talk intimately
To converse together with sympathy and confidence; to interchange sentiments or feelings; to take counsel
(Biological) An interrelated and interdependent assemblage of plants and animals
{i} group of people living together and sharing possessions and labor; group of people that share a common interest; conversation, exchange of thoughts and ideas
To receive the communion; to partake of the eucharist or Lord's supper
receive Communion, in the Catholic church
commune with
Share one's intimate thoughts or feelings with
commune of paris
brief socialist and reformist government formed in Paris (1792-1794) by an unlawful takeover of control of supreme power on the part of representatives chosen by the communes which represented urban workers and tradespeople and radical bourgeois
Paris Commune
or Commune of Paris (March 18-May 28, 1871) Insurrection of Paris against the French government. After France's defeat in the Franco-Prussian War and the collapse of the Second Empire, the republican Parisians feared that the conservative majority in the National Assembly would restore the monarchy. On March 18 the National Guard in Paris resisted orders to disarm, and after municipal elections were won by the revolutionaries, they formed the Commune government. Factions included the so-called Jacobins, who wanted the Paris Commune to control the revolution (as its namesake had in the French Revolution); the Proudhonists, socialist followers of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon who supported a federation of communes; and the Blanquistes, socialist followers of Auguste Blanqui who demanded violent action. Government forces quickly suppressed communes elsewhere in France, then entered Paris on May
Paris Commune
In a week of fierce fighting, they crushed the Communards, who had set up barricades in the streets and burned public buildings, including the Tuileries Palace. About 20,000 insurrectionists and 750 government troops were killed. In the aftermath, the government took harsh repressive action; 38,000 suspects were arrested and more than 7,000 were deported
communed
past of commune
communes
plural of commune
communing
present participle of commune
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