Origin of commune1
OTHER WORDS FROM communecom·mun·er, noun
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- a revolutionary committee that took the place of the municipality of Paris in the revolution of 1789, usurped the authority of the state, and was suppressed by the National Convention in 1794.
- a socialistic government of Paris from March 18 to May 27, 1871.
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How to use commune in a sentence
It can be just as revelatory for the casual weekend car-camper as it is for the committed section hiker, a chance to commune with nature just a bit more intimately.
She calls for strong legal measures, such as conservation easements that prevent logging, but also recognizes the need to convey the emotional power of communing with nature.The first step in using trees to slow climate change: Protect the trees we have|Susan Milius|July 13, 2021|Science News
Even spending time with the tree in your front yard can offer what Milius describes as the emotional power of communing with nature.Tasking trees with averting the climate crisis is a big ask|Nancy Shute|July 3, 2021|Science News
A morning excursion would be our family’s last chance together to commune with the humpbacks.
Dearie acknowledged the toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on panda lovers in the Washington region, who are unable to commune in person with the animals.
Even if there were cows, they belonged to the commune and no one was allowed to slaughter them or consume them.
“I grew up in a very special family, on a commune, and I loved it,” he says.Denmark Has a Riveting New Drama Starring Mads Mikkelsen|Marlow Stern|July 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Today's commune members strive to reconcile communal responsibility with individual ambitions and aspirations.
What typifies the modern commune is the fact that it has learnt from earlier mistakes.
“I went there to study F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway, and I moved in next door to a commune of heroin addicts,” Lawford says.Christopher Kennedy Lawford, Patrick Kennedy Talk Addiction, New Book|Lloyd Grove|January 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
La harangue devoit finir en l'adieu et comploration commune de tous.
He also instituted primary schools in every commune, and started an cole Normale for the training of teachers.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Have you come to commune once more with the sweet gentle spirit before it passes away?By Birth a Lady|George Manville Fenn
The head of a commune is the Administrator, and the corporation is known as the Municipal Chamber.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
When the bell of the belfry shall sound to assemble the Commune, anyone who does not attend shall pay a fine of twelve sous.