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Communard

[kom-yuh-nahrd] /ˈkɒm yəˌnɑrd/
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
1870-1875
1870-75; < French; see commune3, -ard
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British Dictionary definitions for Communard

communard

/ˈkɒmjʊˌnɑːd/
noun
1.
a member of a commune

Communard

/ˈkɒmjʊˌnɑːd/
noun
1.
any person who participated in or supported the Paris Commune formed after the Franco-Prussian War in 1871
Word Origin
C19: from French
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