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haut monde

[oh mond; French oh mawnd] /ˌoʊ ˈmɒnd; French oʊ ˈmɔ̃d/
high society.
Also, haute-monde
[oht-mond] /ˌoʊtˈmɒnd/ (Show IPA)
Origin of haut monde
< French Unabridged
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  • He soon was packing his examining rooms with the haut monde.
British Dictionary definitions for haut monde

haut monde

/o mɔ̃d/
high society
Word Origin
literally: high world
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