community - a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
- assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
- parish - a local church community
- speech community - people sharing a given language or dialect
- neighborhood, neighbourhood - people living near one another; "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush"
- small town, village, settlement - a community of people smaller than a town
- crossroads, hamlet - a community of people smaller than a village
- horde - a nomadic community
community - a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common; "the Christian community of the apostolic age"; "he was well known throughout the Catholic community"
- people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
- convent - a community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together
- house - the members of a religious community living together
- Islam Nation, Islamic Ummah, Muslim Ummah, Umma, Ummah - the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to Pakistan; "moderate Muslims urge the Ummah to reject the terrorism of radical Muslims"
community - common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions"
- ownership - the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
community - a group of nations having common interests; "they hoped to join the NATO community"
- global organization, international organisation, international organization, world organisation, world organization - an international alliance involving many different countries
community - the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical community"
- legal community, legal profession, bar - the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"
- health profession - the body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients
- business community, businessmen - the body of individuals who manage businesses
- community of scholars - the body of individuals holding advanced academic degrees
- economics profession - the body of professional economists
- priesthood - the body of ordained religious practitioners
- occupational group, vocation - a body of people doing the same kind of work
community - agreement as to goals; "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"
- community of interests
- accord, agreement - harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement"
community - a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
- residential area, residential district
- housing development - a residential area of similar dwellings built by property developers and usually under a single management; "they live in the new housing development"
- housing estate - a residential area where the houses were all planned and built at the same time
- district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
- uptown - a residential part of town away from the central commercial district
- suburb, suburban area, suburbia - a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
- exurbia - a residential area outside of a city and beyond suburbia
- tenement district - a residential district occupied primarily with tenement houses
- rabbit warren, warren - an overcrowded residential area
- Georgetown - a section of northwestern Washington, D.C.
- Greenwich Village, Village - a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century
community - (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other
- biotic community
- group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
- bionomics, environmental science, ecology - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
- biome - a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate
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