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Definition of Commune
Commune Com"mune, n.
Communion; sympathetic intercourse or conversation between
For days of happy commune dead. --Tennyson.
CommuneCommune Com"mune, n. [F., fr. commun. See Common.]
1. The commonalty; the common people. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
In this struggle -- to use the technical words of
the time -- of the ``commune', the general mass of
the inhabitants, against the ``prudhommes' or
``wiser' few. --J. R. Green.
2. 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. See
3. Absolute municipal self-government.
The Commune of Paris, or The Commune
(a) The government established in Paris (1792-94) by a
usurpation of supreme power on the part of
representatives chosen by the communes; the period of
its continuance is known as the ``Reign of Terror.'
(b) The revolutionary government, modeled on the commune
of 1792, which the communists, so called, attempted to
establish in 1871.
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