Simple Definition of macrocosm
: a large system (such as the entire universe) that contains many smaller systems
Examples of macrocosm
<almost the entirety of the vast macrocosm remains beyond our reach>
Origin of macrocosm
French macrocosme, from Medieval Latin macrocosmos, from Latin macr- + Greek kosmos order, universe
First Known Use: 1600
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