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English → English (WordNet) Definition: cosmopolitan cosmopolitan adj 1: growing or occurring in many parts of the world; “a cosmopolitan herb”; “cosmopolitan in distribution” [syn: widely distributed] [ant: endemic] 2: composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests; “his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds”- T.B. Macaulay; “the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt”; “that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks” [ant: provincial] 3: of worldwide scope or applicability; “an issue of cosmopolitan import”; “the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time”- Christopher Morley; “universal experience” [syn: ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide] n : a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries [syn: cosmopolite]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Cosmopolitan Cosmopolitan \Cos`mo*pol"i*tan\ (-p?l"?-tan), Cosmopolite \Cos*mop"o*lite\ (k?z-m?p"?-l?t), n. [Gr. kosmopoli`ths; ko`smos the world + poli`ths citizen, po`lis city: cf. F. cosmopolitain, cosmopolite.] One who has no fixed residence, or who is at home in every place; a citizen of the world. [1913 Webster] Cosmopolitan \Cos`mo*pol"i*tan\, Cosmopolite \Cos*mop"o*lite\, a. 1. Having no fixed residence; at home in any place; free from local attachments or prejudices; not provincial; liberal. [1913 Webster] In other countries taste is perphaps too exclusively national, in Germany it is certainly too cosmopolite. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] 2. Common everywhere; widely spread; found in all parts of the world. [1913 Webster] The Cheiroptera are cosmopolitan. --R. Owen. [1913 Webster]


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