What is Comrade ?
Comrade is (noun) 1. a friend or companion, especially a soldier We remember old comrades buried in foreign cemeteries. 2. a fellow member of a socialist or communist party All comrades must attend the party meeting. 3. a form of address to a fellow member of a socialist or communist party Comrades, we must fight to establish the right to union membership.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level