An example of community is a group of Buddhists who meet and chant together.
An example of community is a suburban area that determines local laws and guidelines for business, schooling and other governmental functions.
Community of tastes.
A community is infinitely more brutalised by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime (Oscar Wilde)
An unreserved community of thought and feeling.
A college community, the labor community.
Community of goods.
Origin of community
- Middle English communite citizenry from Old French from Latin commūnitās fellowship from commūnis common common
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French communité, from Classical Latin communitas, from commūnis (“common”). Cognates include French communauté.