Community

Definition of Community

Com`mu´ni`ty
n.1.Common possession or enjoyment; participation; as, a community of goods.
The original community of all things.
- Locke.
An unreserved community of thought and feeling.
- W. Irving.
2.A body of people having common rights, privileges, or interests, or living in the same place under the same laws and regulations; as, a community of monks. Hence a number of animals living in a common home or with some apparent association of interests.
Creatures that in communities exist.
- Wordsworth.
3.Society at large; a commonwealth or state; a body politic; the public, or people in general.
Burdens upon the poorer classes of the community.
- Hallam.
4.Common character; likeness.
The essential community of nature between organic growth and inorganic growth.
- H. Spencer.
5.Commonness; frequency.
Eyes . . . sick and blunted with community.
- Shak.

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