400

Four Hundred

noun
the exclusive social set of a city or area.
Also, 400.


Origin:
1885–90, Americanism; allegedly after the capacity of the ballroom in the mansion of Caroline Schermerhorn Astor, a leader of New York society in the late 19th century

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(US) the Four Hundred the most exclusive or affluent social clique in a particular place

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