melting pot

noun

Definition of melting pot

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

melting-pot

adjective

First Known Use of melting pot

1887


MELTING POT Defined for English Language Learners

melting pot

noun

Definition of melting pot for English Language Learners

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


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