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A large city inhabited by people from many different countries.

[cosmo- + Greek polis, city; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]


(Human Geography) an international city
[C19: see cosmo-, polis1]


(kɒzˈmɒp ə lɪs)

an internationally important city inhabited by many different peoples.
[1890–95; cosmo- + -polis, modeled on metropolis]


a city inhabited by people of many different nations; a city of international importance. — cosmopolite, n. — cosmopolitan, n., adj.
See also: Cities
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So, my last project, Cosmopolis Toronto, features portraits that were in color.
Abu Dhabi, brimming with luxurious hotels and restaurants is a cosmopolis par excellence and a distinctive example of globalisation; however, as Emirati girl Shaikha Al Kaabi, the owner of Meylas, remarks, authentic local cuisine can be harder to find.
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Adapted from Don DeLillo's book, Cosmopolis gives Twilight star Robert Pattinson a chance to stretch his acting muscles, if not his legs.
But the idea of someone constantly changing his appearance as he roams around in a stretch limo while exploring all aspects of the human condition is far more convincing and visually interesting than Robert Pattinson was in David Cronenberg's financial world of Cosmopolis.
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He is sometimes awful and he is rarely 'box office', which is a shame because Cosmopolis could have been a Wall Street/ Fatal Attraction-style thriller of our times and not just a template for less gifted filmmakers to imitate or a curiosity piece for film students.