Communard

[kom-yuh-nahrd]
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noun

(often lowercase) French History. a member or supporter of the Commune of 1871.Compare commune3(def 8b).
(lowercase) a person who lives in a commune.

Origin of Communard

From French, dating back to 1870–75; see origin at commune3, -ard

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British Dictionary definitions for communard

communard

noun

a member of a commune

Communard

noun

any person who participated in or supported the Paris Commune formed after the Franco-Prussian War in 1871

Word Origin for Communard

C19: from French

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