open community

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open community

[′ō·pən kə′myü·nəd·ē]
(ecology)
A community which other organisms readily colonize because some niches are unoccupied.
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All she's traded is one closed community for another.
Damon, who is also the brains behind cartoon band Gorillaz, said: ``He was sent to a closed community with other conscientious objectors.
A spokesman said: "The Chrysalids of the title are children of a closed community who have survived a nuclear holocaust which has devastated the earth.
It is about the children of a closed community who have survived a nuclear holocaust that has devastated the earth.