Cosmopolitan

Definition of Cosmopolitan

Cos`mo`pol´i`tan   Pronunciation: ~p?l´?-tan
n.1.One who has no fixed residence, or who is at home in every place; a citizen of the world.
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.

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