C O M M U N I T Y
Definitions
of
community
on
the
Web:
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a
group
of
people
living
in
a
particular
local
area;
"the
team
is
drawn
from
all
parts
of
the
community"
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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"
*
common
ownership;
"they
shared
a
community
of
possessions"
*
a
group
of
nations
having
common
interests;
"they
hoped
to
join
the
NATO
community"
*
profession:
the
body
of
people
in
a
learned
occupation;
"the
news
spread
rapidly
through
the
medical
community"
*
agreement
as
to
goals;
"the
preachers
and
the
bootleggers
found
they
had
a
community
of
interests"
*
residential
district:
a
district
where
people
live;
occupied
primarily
by
private
residences
*
(ecology)
a
group
of
interdependent
organisms
inhabiting
the
same
region
and
interacting
with
each
other
wordnet.princeton.edu
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A
community
is
a
set
of
people
(or
agents
in
a
more
abstract
sense)
with
some
shared
element
in
particular
a
group
of
people
who
live
in
the
same
area
is
a
community.
The
substance
of
shared
element
varies
widely,
from
a
situation
to
interest
to
lives
and
values.
The
term
is
widely
used
to
evoke
sense
of
collectivism.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki
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A
Community
(welsh
Cymuned)
is
the
lowest
level
of
Local
Government
structure
in
Wales,
corresponding
to
a
civil
parish
in
England.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki
*
In
ecology,
an
assemblage
of
populations
of
different
species
within
a
specified
location
in
space
and
time.
Sometimes,
a
particular
subgrouping
may
be
specified,
such
as
the
fish
community
in
a
lake
or
the
soil
arthropod
community
in
a
forest.
www.entrix.com/resour
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an
association
of
interacting
populations.
www.estuaries.gov/glo
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All
the
groups
of
organisms
living
together
in
the
same
area,
usually
interacting
or
depending
on
each
other
for
existence.
www.pca.state.mn.us/g
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an
assemblage
of
species,
dependent
on
each
other,
and
constituting
an
organized
system
through
which
energy,
nutrients,
and
water
are
cycled.
www.sfrc.ufl.edu/Exte
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An
interacting
population
of
various
species
in
an
area.
www.pc.gc.ca/apprendr
*
All
organisms
inhabiting
a
common
environment
and
interacting
with
one
another.
www.science.org.au/no
*
the
people
with
common
interests
living
in
a
particular
area
www3.newberry.org/k12
*
all
of
the
plants
and
animals
living
in
a
specific
areas
(habitat).
www.lakeland.k12.in.u
*
people
who
live
in
the
same
area
or
share
the
same
interests
www.headsup.org.uk/co
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The
aggregate
of
persons
with
common
characteristics
such
as
geographic,
professional,
cultural,
racial,
religious,
or
socioeconomic
similarities.
Communities
can
be
defined
by
location,
race,
ethnicity,
age,
occupation,
interest
in
particular
problems
or
outcomes,
or
other
common
bonds.
www.doh.state.fl.us/p
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A
postsecondary
institution
that
offers
programs
of
up
to
two
years'
duration,
including
the
associate
degree
in
the
arts
or
sciences
(AA
or
AS).
educationusa.state.go
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A
number
of
populations
of
plants
and
animals
that
live
and
interact
with
one
another
in
a
specific
area
with
similar
environmental
conditions.
www.orcasisle.com/~el
*
A
collection
of
living
organisms
thriving
in
an
organized
system
through
which
water,
energy,
and
nutrients
cycle.
www.dnr.state.md.us/f
*
A
group
of
different
populations
www.planetpals.com/ec
*
in
ecology,
a
unit
composed
of
all
the
living
organisms
that
live
in
a
given
area.
museum.nhm.uga.edu/ga
*
A
more
global
perspective
of
the
issue
based
on
a
desire
for
value
for
money,
instilled
confidence
in
the
quality
of
programs
and
an
assurance
that
there
is
some
overall
benefit
for
society
as
a
whole.
www.adm.monash.edu.au
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The
collection
of
organisms
included
in
a
sampling
unit
(plot,
quadrat,
stand,
etc.).
This
is
the
community
in
the
concrete
sense.
Some
ecologists
apply
it
in
an
abstract
sense
as
a
recurrent
association
of
organisms.
oregonstate.edu/~mccu
*
is
a
tribally
defined
CHR
service
delivery
area.
www.ihs.gov/NonMedica
*
A
society
of
people
having
common
rights
and
privileges,
or
common
interests,
civil,
political,
etc.
or
living
under
the
same
laws
and
regulations.
web-savvy.com/river/S
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A
group
of
people
who
reside
in
a
specific
locality,
share
government,
and
often
have
a
common
cultural
and
historical
heritage.
hafoundation.org/abou
*
(Gemeinschaft)
is
the
continuing
communal
relationship.
www.ne.jp/asahi/moriy
*
An
association
of
interacting
species
living
in
a
particular
area;
also
ofteen
defined
as
all
the
organisms
living
in
a
particular
area.
www.sci.sdsu.edu/GCRG
*
Applied
specifically
to
mean
the
15
European
nations
or
Member
States
in
the
European
Union
(EU)
-
all
words
take
capitals
www.cordis.lu/ist/ka1
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An
assemblage
of
plant
and
animal
populations
in
a
common
spatial
arrangement.
www.blm.gov/nhp/Comme
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Species
that
occur
together
in
space
and
time.
www3.csc.noaa.gov/sco

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