How do we define community?

According to some of the many definitions listed by Merriman-Webster online dictionary (

A few of the definitions include:

a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society

: a group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood)

a body of persons or nations having a common history or common social, economic, and political interests

a group of people who have the same interests, religion, race, etc.