cosmopolis

[ koz-mop-uh-lis ]
/ kɒzˈmɒp ə lɪs /

noun

an internationally important city inhabited by many different peoples reflecting a great variety of cultures, attitudes, etc.

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Origin of cosmopolis

1890–95; cosmo- + -polis, modeled on metropolis
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British Dictionary definitions for cosmopolis

cosmopolis
/ (kɒzˈmɒpəlɪs) /

noun

an international city

Word Origin for cosmopolis

C19: see cosmo-, polis 1
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