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Word: communal

Definition: held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune

Sentences Containing 'communal'

Above was the "dorter" or "sleeping quarters" with the reredorter (communal toilet) at the end of the building.
After the last steel factory left Oberbilk in 1979, the communal administration planned Oberbilk as a third sector area.
Alongside the journal there has been a directory of communal groups.
Books are read one at a time by individuals, while events are communal. So these events broaden the ideas.
Both parties decided to experiment with the communal African way of making music, in which individual parts mesh as polyrhythms to create a cohesive whole.
Catacombs also constitute a form of mass grave. Some catacombs, for example those in Rome, were designated as a communal burial place.
China does not have strict environmental regulations, so the electronic waste imported from America, which is not stripped for spare parts, ends up in large dumps in communal areas.
Communal Administration - Statistic Office
Communal riots broke out in Sukkur and there was a total strike which lasted 15 days.
Communal riots in India have seen rapes and gang rapes become a common phenomena in recent history.
Communal support networks have also expanded.
Community members live in mobile homes and handmade houses, eating communal meals and gathering for Saturday worship in the Tabernacle.
Facilities and sanitation were rudimentary and communal. Rents were pitched at between HK$10 and 14, without caps on income.
For a number of years he lived in a cave on the hill of Igilliz outside Marrakesh, only coming into town on Fridays for the communal prayer.
For them, privatization of land strips people of their local communal resources in the name of creating markets for neo-liberal globalisation, which benefits a minority.
Forty families moved to the site, where they lived in wooden cabins and built a barn, a communal chicken coop, a synagogue and a water tower.
Gnadenau was a German-speaking Russian Mennonite communal village in Marion County, Kansas, United States.
He and his union played a maior role in the anti-communal front subsequent to the Baria riots.
In 1290 he was however able to buy back its communal independence, under the new name of "Mons Regalis" ("Royal Mount") due to its large privileges.
In other settings, their construction is one aspect of longstanding communal engagement and connection.
It expresses a sense of communal solidarity with people in need and provides a mechanism for wealthier parishes and church members to channel support to needier groups.
It provided a communal home and low wages.
It's the communal sound that's more important in this music.
Later on, they had to do a sales pitch to a larger group of villagers that had gathered in the communal hall.
Legally speaking, it is not considered a graveyard due to the use of communal plots, but rather a "storeroom".
Like other Belgian Municipalities, the town is governed by a Communal College, whose membership is determined by the size of the population.
Mount Amasa) is a communal settlement in the south of Israel.
Okpella is a beautiful and natural town with polite happy citizens who share a communal bond prevalent in most African societies.
Olaf eased the tension by paying one-third of the communal funeral feast for Hoskuld.
Plane tree) is a communal Israeli settlement in the West Bank.
Prat Scenes) is a communal Israeli settlement in the West Bank.
Returnees of Samaria) is a communal village and an Israeli settlement in the northern West Bank, founded in 1977.
Since April 2006, he has been chairman of the CSV's communal councils committee.
The 4 km/2.5 mi from there to the frontier must be done either on foot or in a louage (communal taxi).
The haḍra is a communal gathering for dhikr and its associated liturgical rituals, prayers, and song recitals, performing both in private or public.
The new District Court of Düsseldorf is located in Oberbilk since 2010, as is the main office of the Communal Library of Düsseldorf.
The once thriving communal life was completely destroyed.
The people in the district are mostly rural, communal farmers.
The town is fraught with communal tensions, poverty and hardship.
This event was preceded by a period of communal strife, brought under control with assistance from British troops.
This organization is fighting against racial oppression, communal, imperialist conspiracy and neo-colonic oppression from its birth.
This was a communal bath and washhouse for the working classes.
Through the years there have been contributions from academics and writers studying communal living.
Union Minister Shakil Ahmed hinted that communal riots in Assam for the preceding several days could be inter-linked to the attacks.
Vanua Levu West (Indian Communal Constituency, Fiji)
Vanua Levu West Indian Communal is an electoral division of Fiji, one of 19 communal constituencies reserved for Indo-Fijians.
When Keil contacted the families in the early 1840s, he impressed some of them, and they suggested he form a communal society.
Wiltz communal council () is the local council for the commune of Wiltz, in north-western Luxembourg.
Yuvalim () is a communal settlement in the Misgav Regional Council in the Galilee.
Yuvalim was the first communal settlement to be established in Israel.

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