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Definition of The Commune

The Commune
Commune 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 Arrondissement. 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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