Origin of commune1
OTHER WORDS FROM communecom·mun·er, noun
Other definitions for commune (2 of 3)
- 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.
Origin of commune2
Other definitions for commune (3 of 3)
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How to use commune in a sentence
Billed by the curators as a “dialogue,” the show is ultimately more like two voices communing in completely matched unison.
The year after reading it, “I began to wonder if I, too, could receive messages during my times of communing with God.”The Strange Saga of ‘Jesus Calling,’ The Evangelical Bestseller You’ve Never Heard Of|Ruth Graham|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am not sure how helpful that is, except that the communing certainly keeps us from feeling totally isolated in our perplexity.Susan Minot on Africa, Joseph Kony, and the Limits of Writing About Love|Lea Carpenter|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Florimond was ever an indifferent swordsman," murmured Marius dreamily, as if communing with himself.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
I feel convinced that this constant communing aloud with my dog saved my reason.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
They were seated on the bed in Marys little room, with their arms around each other, communing in low and gentle tones.The Minister's Wooing|Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Sphinx of Mrs. Pagnell had been communing with himself unwontedly during the recent weeks.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
When it reached him he retired from those around him, and remained for some time communing with his own heart and memory.The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete|General Philip Henry Sheridan