What does the word community mean?

Usage examples for community

  1. Each village community was self- contained, and had its own officers. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  2. Suppose next a community of three- one of whom is a landlord, while the other two are farmers. – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford
  3. This community simply had to have a baby. – Neighbours by Robert Stead