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beau monde

play
noun \bō-ˈmänd, -mōⁿd\

Definition of beau monde

plural

beau mondes

play \-ˈmän(d)z\ or

beaux mondes

play \bō-mōⁿd\
  1. :  the world of high society and fashion



Origin and Etymology of beau monde

French, literally, fine world


First Known Use: 1673


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