Definition of familistère in English:

familistère

(also familistere)

noun

historical
  • A community of workers and their families; a building or set of buildings occupied by such a community.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Examiner. From French familistère familistery.

Pronunciation

familistère

/ˌfamɪlɪsˈtɛː/