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  • n. Plural form of communard.


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  • The most striking aspect of the communards was their relaxed nature once the usual authority figures had disappeared.

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  • Some 20,000 "communards" as they were called, were summarily executed by their fellow French. Recent Updates

  • Local newspapers labeled the protestors “communards.” The recently defeated Paris Commune had ignited a hysterical fear of “un-American” radicalism, a toxin that has never since left the American bloodstream.

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  • The pamphlet depicts (in the style of an airplane emergency card) office workers snapping, destroying their workplace and turning into carnal, hunter-gatherer communards.

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  • "Particularly some of the communards who passed through," says Geetie.

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  • In the 1960s and 1970s, cybernetic ideas brought groups of military-funded computer researchers together with Deadheads, radical environmentalists, and art communards in the San Francisco Bay area.

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  • I made an ironic reference to people who publish stuff that probably frightens some very vulnerable people not themselves being willing to be named to avoid the risk of intimidation by the legions of red communards and resettled Baadher - Meinhof who run riot on every main street in England.

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  • Blowitz's obsession with destiny, etc., his tales of adventures with Marseilles communards, mysterious European royalty, and his kidnapping by gypsies, are to be found in the Memoirs; the story that he and his lover threw the lady's husband overboard in Marseilles harbour is told by Prince von Bulow, later German Chancellor, who is not regarded as an invariably reliable source.


  • Do they remember the brave communards who tried to storm heaven in

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  • Local authorities 'tolerance of Farm midwifery (in other venues, then frequently regarded as the unlicensed practice of medicine) depended on the midwives' expert performance, as well as on the communards 'good relations with area medical authorities.

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