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Word: commune

Definition: small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature


Sentences Containing 'commune'

Let him humbly commune with Zoroaster then, and through the liberalizing influence of all the worthies, with Jesus Christ himself, and let``our church''go by the board.
One of its chiefs, who understood Provencal, begged the commune of Marseilles to give them this bare and barren promontory, where, like the sailors of old, they had run their boats ashore.

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