communard

noun

com·​mu·​nard ˌkäm-yu̇-ˈnär(d) How to pronounce communard (audio)
1
capitalized : one who supported or participated in the Commune of Paris in 1871
2
: a person who lives in a commune

Word History

Etymology

French

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of communard was in 1872

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“Communard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/communard. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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