communard

noun
com·​mu·​nard | \ ˌkäm-yu̇-ˈnär(d) How to pronounce communard (audio) \

Definition of communard

1 capitalized : one who supported or participated in the Commune of Paris in 1871
2 : a person who lives in a commune

First Known Use of communard

1872, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for communard

French

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“Communard.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/communard. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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