Origin of Communard
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Beside it the Communard journals, in spite of their romanticism, show pale and dull.
They attacked him from every standpoint, though on one point they seemed in agreement, namely: that he was a communard.Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning
Willard Huntington Wright
Gambon was one of the mildest of creatures, and somewhat of a "communard malgr lui."An Englishman in Paris
Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
The honest Minister, not having succeeded in getting his enemy shot as a Communard, summoned him before the assizes for libel.
For every captured Communard or sympathizer with the Commune shot by the Versaillese, three hostages were to be shot.Dictatorship vs. Democracy
- a member of a commune
- any person who participated in or supported the Paris Commune formed after the Franco-Prussian War in 1871
C19: from French
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