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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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European Community / European Union

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 8 words.

Oneida Community, The

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 5 words.

Community, The Oneida

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 5 words.

Tribe

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 81 words.

A term that has traditionally been cognate with the unit of population or community known as tuath, but the

Tuath

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 57 words.

Originally construed as synonymous with Tribe, the old Irish word tuath is now understood as a community of people

Maelrubha (fl.7th–8th centuries)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 55 words.

A member of the Bangor community. He left for Iona and spent nearly 50 years (673–722) as a

Muintir na Tíre

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 100 words.

A community development organization based on the principles of cooperation and Christian charity, founded in 1931 by Canon John Hayes

Next Parish, Boston

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 22 words.

A descriptive phrase applied to many Atlantic seaboard communities, from which emigration to that ‘next parish’ was invariably high.

Dunquin School

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 153 words.

Dunquin, a small community in the far west of the west Kerry Gaeltacht, became famous when the Fianna Fáil

Brixton

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 386 words.

The beacon of south London's black community, Brixton lies east of Clapham and north of Streatham. Brixton was ‘Brixiges

De Beauvoir Town

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 92 words.

A contrasting community of council tower blocks and early Victorian villas in west Dalston, separated from Hoxton by the

Eastbury Manor House

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 70 words.

A National Trust property managed by Barking and Dagenham council as an arts, heritage and community resource. This grade I

Baitul Futuh

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 72 words.

An imposing mosque built by London's Ahmadiyya Muslim community on the site of a former Express Dairies bottling plant in

Row, the

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 30 words.

The name by which Paternoster Row was known to its former community of booksellers and publishers and by which the

Woolwich

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 1086 words.

A historic naval and military town, now much altered, situated 3 miles (5 km) east of Greenwich. A community

Synagogue

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 84 words.

In Jewish communities, the institution for worship, the study of Judaism, and social life and service, which had its origins

Khalsa, The

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 75 words.

The entire community of fully initiated sikhs, founded in 1699 by Gobind Singh, the last guru. Orthodox

Monk

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 112 words.

In the Western Church, properly a member of those religious orders living a community life under vows of poverty, chastity

Mother

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 1237 words.

Properly a female parent; hence, figuratively, the origin of anything, the head or headquarters of a religious or other community,

Disgusted, of Tunbridge Wells

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 111 words.

A byname for a disgruntled resident of the named Kent town, a worthy and respectable community famed as a bastion