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Paris Commune

  1. commune3(def 8).
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Origin of Paris Commune

First recorded in 1960–65
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  • Paris-Commune again resumed her part as the capital of France, again became the national initiator.

    History of the Commune of 1871

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Paris Commune

  1. French history the council established in Paris in the spring of 1871 in opposition to the National Assembly and esp to the peace negotiated with Prussia following the Franco-Prussian War. Troops of the Assembly crushed the Commune with great bloodshed
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