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Paris Commune

commune3 (def 8).
Origin of Paris Commune
1960-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The Paris Commune of 1871 was the first, as yet weak, historic attempt of the working class to impose its supremacy.

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Paris Commune

(French history) the council established in Paris in the spring of 1871 in opposition to the National Assembly and esp to the peace negotiated with Prussia following the Franco-Prussian War. Troops of the Assembly crushed the Commune with great bloodshed
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