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Noun: commons  kó-munz
  1. A piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    - park, common, green
     
  2. A pasture subject to common use
    - common land
     
  3. A class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
    - commonalty, commonality
Noun: Commons
Usage: UK
  1. The lower house of the British parliament
    - House of Commons, British House of Commons
     
  2. The common people
    - third estate [Brit]

Derived forms: commonses

Type of: class, estate [Brit], estate of the realm [Brit], grazing land, house, lea, ley, parcel, parcel of land, pasture, pastureland, piece of ground, piece of land, social class, socio-economic class, stratum, the three estates [Brit], tract

Part of: British Parliament, populated area, urban area

Encyclopedia: Commons