cosmopolitan

cosmopolitan (adj.) 1844, from COSMOPOLITE (Cf. cosmopolite) "citizen of the world" (q.v.) on model of metropolitan. The U.S. women's magazine of the same name was first published in 1886. Cosmopolitanism first recorded 1828.

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  • Cosmopolitan — may refer to: Internationalism A city/place or person that embraces its multicultural demographics World citizen, one who eschews traditional geopolitical divisions derived from national citizenship Cosmopolitanism, the idea that all of humanity… …   Wikipedia

  • Cosmopolitan.fr — Cosmopolitan (magazine) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cosmopolitan.  Cosmopolitan {{{nomorigine}}} …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cosmopolitan — Cosmopolitan …   Википедия

  • Cosmopolitan B&B — (Палермо,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Malta 21 , 90133 Палермо, Италия …   Каталог отелей

  • cosmopolitan — ► ADJECTIVE 1) consisting of people from many different countries and cultures: a cosmopolitan metropolis. 2) familiar with and at ease in many different countries and cultures. ► NOUN ▪ a cosmopolitan person. DERIVATIVES cosmopolitanism noun.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Cosmopolitan — Cos mo*pol i*tan, Cosmopolite Cos*mop o*lite, a. 1. Having no fixed residence; at home in any place; free from local attachments or prejudices; not provincial; liberal. [1913 Webster] In other countries taste is perphaps too exclusively national …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cosmopolitan — [käz΄mə päl′ə tən] adj. [< COSMOPOLITE + AN] 1. common to or representative of all or many parts of the world; not national or local 2. not bound by local or national habits or prejudices; at home in all countries or places 3. characterized by …   English World dictionary

  • Cosmopolitan — Cos mo*pol i*tan ( p?l ? tan), Cosmopolite Cos*mop o*lite (k?z m?p ? l?t), n. [Gr. kosmopoli ths; ko smos the world + poli ths citizen, po lis city: cf. F. cosmopolitain, cosmopolite.] One who has no fixed residence, or who is at home in every… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cosmopolitan —   [kɔzməʊ pɔlɪtən], amerikanische Frauenzeitschrift, gegründet 1886, erscheint seit 1905 in der Hearst Corporation, Auflage 2,6 Mio., mit 39 internationalen Ausgaben, darunter für Großbritannien (seit 1972), Australien (seit 1973), für Mexiko und …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cosmopolitan — also Cosmo informal a monthly magazine for women, which is produced in separate ↑editions in the US, the UK, and many other countries. It is aimed at young modern independent women and deals with subjects such as fashion, work, and sex …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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