- Word Combinations (noun)
|part of speech:
||a group of people living together as a community, working collectively on land owned in common or by a government.
Much of the population of the Soviet Union worked on communes in the 1930s.
- similar words:
- cooperative, kibbutz
||a small group of people with shared interests who form a residential community in which members often share property, work, and income.
All members of the commune were strict vegetarians.
||the smallest political unit in certain European countries, headed by a mayor and municipal council.