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global village

noun
1.
the world, especially considered as the home of all nations and peoples living interdependently.
Origin
term introduced by the book War and Peace in the Global Village (1968) by Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore
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global village

noun
1.
the whole world considered as being closely connected by modern telecommunications and as being interdependent economically, socially, and politically
Word Origin
C20: coined by Marshall McLuhan
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A phrase coined by Marshall McLuhan to describe the world that has been “shrunk” by modern advances in communications. McLuhan likened the vast network of communications systems to one extended central nervous system, ultimately linking everyone in the world.

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