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melting pot

noun

Simple Definition of melting pot

  • : a place (such as a city or country) where different types of people live together and gradually create one community

Full Definition of melting pot

  1. 1 a :  a place where a variety of races, cultures, or individuals assimilate into a cohesive whole b :  the population of such a place

  2. 2 :  a process of blending that often results in invigoration or novelty

melting–pot adjective

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