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cosmopolite


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cosmopolitan  \Cos`mo*pol"i*tan\  (-p?l"?-tan),  Cosmopolite 
  \Cos*mop"o*lite\  (k?z-m?p"?-l?t),  n.  [Gr.  ???;  ko`smos  the  world 
  +  ???  citizen,  ???  city:  cf  F.  cosmopolitain,  cosmopolite.] 
  One  who  has  no  fixed  residence,  or  who  is  at  home  in  every 
  place  a  citizen  of  the  world. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cosmopolite  \Cos*mop"o*lite\  (-m?p"?-l?t),  a.  &  n. 
  See  {Cosmopolitan}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cosmopolite 
  n  :  a  sophisticated  person  who  has  travelled  in  many  countries 
  [syn:  {cosmopolitan}] 




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