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See also: Commune
- (RP) enPR: kŏm'yo͞on, IPA(key): /ˈkɒmjuːn/
- (US) enPR: käm'yo͞on, IPA(key): /ˈkɑmjuːn/
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commune (plural communes)
- A small community, often rural, whose members share in the ownership of property, and in the division of labour; the members of such a community.
- A local political division in many European countries.
- (obsolete) The commonalty; the common people.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)
- (obsolete) communion; sympathetic intercourse or conversation between friends
- For days of happy commune dead.
local political division in many European countries
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- To converse together with sympathy and confidence; to interchange sentiments or feelings; to take counsel.
- I would commune with you of such things / That want no ear but yours.
- (intransitive, followed by with) To communicate (with) spiritually; to be together (with); to contemplate or absorb.
- He spent a week in the backcountry, communing with nature.
- To receive the communion.
- Bishop Burnet
- To commune under both kinds.
- Bishop Burnet
commune f (plural communes)
- commune (administrative subdivision)
- feminine form of commun
commune m, f (masculine and feminine plural communi)
commune m (plural communi)