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cosmopolite

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noun cos·mop·o·lite \käz-ˈmä-pə-ˌlīt\

Definition of cosmopolite

  1. :  a cosmopolitan person or organism

cos·mo·po·li·tism play \käz-ˈmä-pə-ˌlī-ˌti-zəm, -lə-ˌti-; ˌkäz-mə-ˈpä-lə-ˌti-\ noun


Examples of cosmopolite

  1. <having sung in opera houses all over the world, she has the confident demeanor of a seasoned cosmopolite>



Origin of cosmopolite

New Latin cosmopolites, from Greek kosmopolitēs, from kosmos + politēs citizen


First Known Use: circa 1618


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