as in representative
something (such as a place or an event) that is seen as a small version of something much larger The village is a microcosm of the whole country. The game was a microcosm of the entire season.

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“Microcosm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/microcosm. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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