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  Definition of cosmopolitan
  1. a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
  2. of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"
  3. 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
  4. growing or occurring in many parts of the world; "a cosmopolitan herb"; "cosmopolitan in distribution"
Similar Words: cosmopolite, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, widely distributed

 

Hyponyms: globetrotter, world traveler

 

 
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