Cosmopolitan



[koz-muh-pol-i-tn] /ˌkɒz məˈpɒl ɪ tn/

adjective
1.
free from local, provincial, or national ideas, prejudices, or attachments; at home all over the world.
2.
of or characteristic of a .
3.
belonging to all the world; not limited to just one part of the world.
4.
Botany, Zoology. widely distributed over the globe.
noun
5.
a person who is free from local, provincial, or national bias or attachment; citizen of the world; .
6.
a cocktail made with vodka, cranberry juice, an orange-flavored liqueur, and lime juice.
/ˌkɒzməˈpɒlɪtən/
noun
1.
a person who has lived and travelled in many countries, esp one who is free of national prejudices
adjective
2.
having interest in or familiar with many parts of the world
3.
sophisticated or urbane
4.
composed of people or elements from all parts of the world or from many different spheres
5.
(of plants or animals) widely distributed
adj.

1844, from cosmopolite “citizen of the world” (q.v.) on model of metropolitan. The U.S. women’s magazine of the same name was first published in 1886. Cosmopolitanism first recorded 1828.

cosmopolitan cos·mo·pol·i·tan (kŏz’mə-pŏl’ĭ-tn)
adj.
Growing or occurring in many parts of the world; widely distributed. n.
A cosmopolitan organism.

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