Self-commune
Self-commune Self`-com*mune", n. Self-communion. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Commune — Com*mune (k[o^]m*m[=u]n ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Communed} (k[o^]m*m[=u]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Communing}.] [OF. communier, fr. L. communicare to communicate, fr. communis common. See {Common}, and cf. {Communicate}.] 1. To converse together with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Commune — Com mune (k[o^]m m[=u]n), n. [F., fr. commun. See {Common}.] 1. The commonalty; the common people. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] In this struggle to use the technical words of the time of the commune , the general mass of the inhabitants,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commune — commune1 [kə myo͞on′; ] for n. [ käm′yo͞on΄] vi. communed, communing [ME communen < OFr comuner, to make common, share < comun (see COMMON); also < OFr communier, to administer the sacrament < L communicare, to share (LL(Ec), to… …   English World dictionary

  • commune — commune1 communer, n. v. /keuh myoohn /; n. /kom yoohn/, v., communed, communing, n. v.i. 1. to converse or talk together, usually with profound intensity, intimacy, etc.; interchange thoughts or feelings. 2. to be in intimate communication or… …   Universalium

  • Commune (socialism) — Socialism …   Wikipedia

  • Commune — For other uses, see Commune (disambiguation). A commune is an intentional community of people living together, sharing common interests, property, possessions, resources, and, in some communes, work and income. In addition to the communal economy …   Wikipedia

  • Commune —    Italian term for the self governing city states of late medieval and early Renaissance Italy. The commune originated as a spontaneous organization of the citizens of an urban community. At its origin, such a commune had no legal status but… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • commune — 1. /kamyuwn/ To talk; to communicate 2. /kamyuwniy/, adj. Lat. See communis 3. commune /komyuwn/, re. A self governing town or village. Smallest administrative district of many European countries. The name given to the committee of the people in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • commune — 1. /kamyuwn/ To talk; to communicate 2. /kamyuwniy/, adj. Lat. See communis 3. commune /komyuwn/, re. A self governing town or village. Smallest administrative district of many European countries. The name given to the committee of the people in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • commune — Refers to either a group of people sharing life and work, a utopian community in which members attempt to found a new social order, based on a vision of an ideal society; or to a territorial administrative unit, originally used in the French… …   Dictionary of sociology

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