Learner's definition of COMMUNITY
1 [count] : a group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood)
a respectable member of the community
The festival was a great way for the local community to get together.
Many communities are facing budget problems.
People in the community wanted better police protection.
a rural community
2 [count] : a group of people who have the same interests, religion, race, etc.
an artistic/business/medical community
the town's Jewish community
the scientific community
3 [count] : a group of nations — usually singular 4 [noncount] : a feeling of wanting to be with other people or of caring about the other people in a group 5 [count], biology : a group of animals or plants that live in the same place