commune commune  /ˈkɑm jun/


  1. (n) the smallest administrative district of several European countries
  2. (n) a body of people or families living together and sharing everything
  3. (v) communicate intimately with; be in a state of heightened, intimate receptivity
  4. (v) receive Communion, in the Catholic church

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  1. Blair, who stepped down as prime minister in June and is now an envoy for Middle East peace, said British voters tended to think that devout politicians "go off and sit in the corner and ...... commune with the man upstairs and then come back and...
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: USA Today

  2. "Freedom requires religion just as religion requires freedom," Romney said. "Freedom opens the windows of the soul so that man can discover his most profound beliefs and commune with God. Freedom and religion endure together, or perish...
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "I grew up on a hippie commune and things were pretty loose there," Armisen said. "My dad told me we don't really know who my mother is, so she can be one of many races."
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: Fred Armisen Source: London Free Press

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