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cosmopolis

[koz-mop-uh-lis] /kɒzˈmɒp ə lɪs/
noun
1.
an internationally important city inhabited by many different peoples reflecting a great variety of cultures, attitudes, etc.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; cosmo- + -polis, modeled on metropolis
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cosmopolis

/kɒzˈmɒpəlɪs/
noun
1.
an international city
Word Origin
C19: see cosmo-, polis1
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