Communard

Communard

[kom-yuh-nahrd]
noun
1.
(often lowercase) French History. a member or supporter of the Commune of 1871. Compare commune3 ( def 8b ).
2.
(lowercase) a person who lives in a commune.

Origin:
1870–75; < French; see commune3, -ard

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communard (ˈkɒmjʊˌnɑːd)
 
n
a member of a commune

Communard (ˈkɒmjʊˌnɑːd)
 
n
any person who participated in or supported the Paris Commune formed after the Franco-Prussian War in 1871
 
[C19: from French]

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