1. a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.
    “Rhode Island’s Japanese community”
    synonyms: group, body, set, circle, clique, faction; More

    informal – gang, bunch
    “concerns in the immigrant community”
    • a group of people living together in one place, esp. one practicing common ownership.
      “a community of nuns”
      synonyms: brotherhood, sisterhood, fraternity, sorority, sodality; More

      “a monastic community”
    • a particular area or place considered together with its inhabitants.
      “a rural community”
      synonyms: district, region, zone, area, locality, locale, neighborhood; More

      informalneck of the woods, hood
      “a suburban community”
    • a body of nations or states unified by common interests.
      “the European Community”
    • the people of a district or country considered collectively, esp. in the context of social values and responsibilities; society.
      noun: the community
      “preparing prisoners for life back in the community”
      synonyms: public, general public, populace, people, citizenry, population, collective; More

      residents, inhabitants, citizens
      “work done for the community”
    • denoting a worker or resource designed to serve the people of a particular area.
      “community health services”
  2. a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.
    “the sense of community that organized religion can provide”
    • a similarity or identity.
      “writers who shared a community of interests”
    • joint ownership or liability.
      “a commitment to the community of goods”
  3. Ecology
    a group of interdependent organisms of different species growing or living together in a specified habitat.
    “communities of insectivorous birds”

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