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haut monde

[oh mond; French oh mawnd] /ˌoʊ ˈmɒnd; French oʊ ˈmɔ̃d/
noun
1.
high society.
Also, haute-monde
[oht-mond] /ˌoʊtˈmɒnd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< French
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haut monde

/o mɔ̃d/
noun
1.
high society
Word Origin
literally: high world
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