comunidad

noun
co·​mu·​ni·​dad | \ kȯ¦münə¦t͟hä(t͟h) \
plural comunidades\ ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈt͟hä(ˌ)t͟hās \

Definition of comunidad

: a relatively independent Peruvian Indian community that developed out of the ayllu, constituted a collective social and economic unit, and also formed an intermediate administrative unit

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for comunidad

Spanish, community, from Latin communitat-, communitas

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about comunidad

Statistics for comunidad

Cite this Entry

“Comunidad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comunidad. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

Comments on comunidad

What made you want to look up comunidad? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!