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cosmopolis

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noun cos·mop·o·lis \käz-ˈmä-pə-ləs\

Definition of cosmopolis

  1. :  a cosmopolitan city



Examples of cosmopolis

  1. <a sprawling cosmopolis where ambitious people from all over come to make their fortune>



Origin of cosmopolis

New Latin, back-formation from cosmopolites


First Known Use: 1849

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