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Adjective: cosmopolitan  ,kóz-mu'pó-li-t(u)n
  1. (ecology) growing or occurring in many parts of the world
    "cosmopolitan in distribution"; "a cosmopolitan herb";
    - widely distributed
  2. 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"; "the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt"; "that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks"
  3. Of worldwide scope or applicability
    "an issue of cosmopolitan import";
    - ecumenical, oecumenical [archaic], general, universal, worldwide, world-wide, global
Noun: cosmopolitan  ,kóz-mu'pó-li-t(u)n
  1. A sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
    - cosmopolite
  2. A cocktail containing vodka, triple sec, lime juice, and cranberry juice

Derived forms: cosmopolitans

See also: comprehensive, traveled [US], travelled [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: man of the world, sophisticate

Antonym: endemic, provincial

Encyclopedia: Cosmopolitan