cosmopolis

cosmopolis

[koz-mop-uh-lis]
noun
an internationally important city inhabited by many different peoples reflecting a great variety of cultures, attitudes, etc.

Origin:
1890–95; cosmo- + -polis, modeled on metropolis

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cosmopolis (kɒzˈmɒpəlɪs)
 
n
an international city
 
[C19: see cosmo-, polis1]

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