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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·mune /kəˈmjun/
 懇談,自治體,工社(vi.)密談,沈思,內省

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mune n. Communion; sympathetic intercourse or conversation between friends.
    For days of happy commune dead.   --Tennyson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mune n.
 1. The commonalty; the common people. [Obs.]
    In this struggle -- to use the technical words of the time -- of the =\“commune, the general mass of the inhabitants, against the “prudhommes” or “wiser” few.\=   --J. R. Green.
 2. A small territorial district in France under the government of a mayor and municipal council; also, the inhabitants, or the government, of such a district. See Arrondissement.
 3. Absolute municipal self-government.
 The Commune of Paris, or The Commune (a) The government established in Paris (1792-94) by a usurpation of supreme power on the part of representatives chosen by the communes; the period of its continuance is known as the “Reign of Terror.” (b) The revolutionary government, modeled on the commune of 1792, which the communists, so called, attempted to establish in 1871.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mune v. i. [imp. & p. p. Communed p. pr. & vb. n. Communing.]
 1. To converse together with sympathy and confidence; to interchange sentiments or feelings; to take counsel.
 I would commune with you of such things
 That want no ear but yours.   --Shak.
 2. To receive the communion; to partake of the eucharist or Lord's supper.
    To commune under both kinds.   --Bp. Burnet.
 To commune with one's self or To commune with one's heart, to think; to reflect; to meditate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 commune
      n 1: the smallest administrative district of several European
           countries
      2: a body of people or families living together and sharing
         everything
      v 1: communicate intimately with; be in a state of heightened,
           intimate receptivity; "He seemed to commune with nature"
      2: receive Communion, in the Catholic church [syn: communicate]