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cosmopolite

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cosmopolitan \Cos'mo*pol"i*tan\ (-p?l"?-tan), Cosmopolite \Cos*mop"o*lite\ (k?z-m?p"?-l?t), noun [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. Cosmopolitan

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

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.

In other countries taste is perphaps too exclusively national, in Germany it is certainly too cosmopolite. --Sir W. Hamilton.

2. Common everywhere; widely spread; found in all parts of the world.

The Cheiroptera are cosmopolitan. --R. Owen.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cosmopolite \Cos*mop"o*lite\ (-m?p"?-l?t), adjective & n. See {Cosmopolitan}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cosmopolite

noun

1: a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries [syn: {cosmopolitan}, {cosmopolite}]


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