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cosmopolis

noun cos·mop·o·lis \käz-ˈmä-pə-ləs\

Definition of COSMOPOLIS

:  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

Rhymes with COSMOPOLIS

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