By the second section of the book, the population of the commune has swollen to thousands.
Today's commune members strive to reconcile communal responsibility with individual ambitions and aspirations.
Even if there were cows, they belonged to the commune and no one was allowed to slaughter them or consume them.
He married 27 women in a commune and later disavowed marriage altogether.
“I went there to study F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway, and I moved in next door to a commune of heroin addicts,” Lawford says.
The members of the Central Committee and of the commune, their red scarfs over their shoulders, appeared on the platform.
Chaumette was able to add that the commune wanted to get rid of him.
The commune will pay house rent for three months for a genuine case of unemployment.
(May 1) Becomes surety to a citizen who undertakes the office of Priore of the commune.
Mrs. Parsons gave a history of the Paris commune of 1871, and said the mistake made was in showing any mercy to capitalists.
c.1300, "have dealings with," from Old French comuner "to make common, share" (10c., Modern French communier), from comun (see common (adj.)). Meaning "to talk intimately" is late 14c. Related: Communed; communing.
1792, from French commune "small territorial divisions set up after the Revolution," from Middle French commune "free city, group of citizens" (12c.), from Medieval Latin communia, noun use of neuter plural of Latin adjective communis, literally "that which is common," from communis (see common (adj.)). The Commune of Paris usurped the government during the Reign of Terror. The word later was applied to a government on communalistic principles set up in Paris in 1871. Adherents of the 1871 government were Communards.