haut monde

noun
\ō-ˈmänd, ō-ˈmōⁿd\
variants: or less commonly haute monde \ōt-ˈmänd, -ˈmōⁿd \

Definition of haut monde 

: high society

First Known Use of haut monde

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for haut monde

French, literally, high world

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