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Definition 1: a group of people living in a particular local area - [noun denoting group]

Samples where community or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the team is drawn from all parts of the community

(community is a kind of ...) a group of persons together in one place

(... is a kind of community ) a mostly Sunni Muslim community living in northwestern Caucasia

(... is a kind of community ) a community of Native Americans who speak an Eskimo-Aleut language and inhabit the Aleutian Islands and southwestern Alaska

"the Aleut and the Eskimo are related culturally and linguistically"

(... is a kind of community ) a nomadic community

(... is a kind of community ) a community of people smaller than a village

(... is a kind of community ) a community of people smaller than a town

(... is a kind of community ) people living near one another

"it is a friendly neighborhood" "my neighborhood voted for Bush"

(... is a kind of community ) people sharing a given language or dialect

(... is a kind of community ) a local church community

(... is a kind of community ) a community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together

(... is a kind of community ) the members of a religious community living together

(... is a kind of community ) the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to Pakistan

"moderate Muslims urge the Ummah to reject the terrorism of radical Muslims"

(... is an instance of community) a community of Native Americans who speak a Hokan language and live in northeastern California

(... is an instance of community) a community of Native Americans who speak a Hokan language and live in Baja California

(... is an instance of community) the small group of Quechua living in the Cuzco Valley in Peru who established hegemony over their neighbors in order to create an empire that lasted from about 1100 until the Spanish conquest in the early 1530s

(... is an instance of community) a community of South American Indians in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Incan Empire

(... is an instance of community) a community of Negroid people in southern South Africa

(... is an instance of community) a community of Negroid people in eastern South Africa

Definition 2: (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for community in the sense of this definition

(community is a kind of ...) any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

(... is a kind of community ) a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate

(community belongs to category ...) the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment

Definition 3: a group of people having a religion, ethnic, profession, or other particular characteristic in common - [noun denoting group]

Samples where community or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was well known throughout the Catholic community
  • the news spread rapidly through the medical community
  • they formed a community of scientists

(community is a kind of ...) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

"old people" "there were at least 200 people in the audience"

Definition 4: a group of nations having common interests - [noun denoting group]

Samples where community or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they hoped to join the NATO community

(community is a kind of ...) an international alliance involving many different countries

Definition 5: a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for community in the sense of this definition

(community is a kind of ...) a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

(... is a kind of community ) a residential district located on the outskirts of a city

(... is a kind of community ) a residential district that is planned for a certain class of residents

(... is a kind of community ) a residential part of town away from the central commercial district

(... is a kind of community ) an overcrowded residential area

(... is a kind of community ) a residential area outside of a city and beyond suburbia

(... is a kind of community ) a residential district occupied primarily with tenement houses

(... is an instance of community) a section of northwestern Washington, D.C.

(... is an instance of community) a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century

(community is a part of ...) a residential area where the houses were all planned and built at the same time

(community is a part of ...) a residential area of similar dwellings built by property developers and usually under a single management

"they live in the new housing development"

Definition 6: common ownership - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where community or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they shared a community of possessions

(community is a kind of ...) the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others

Definition 7: agreement as to goals - [noun denoting state]

Samples where community or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests

Synonyms for community in the sense of this definition

(community is a kind of ...) harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters

"the two parties were in agreement"

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