multiverse

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mul·ti·verse

 (mŭl′tə-vûrs′)
n.
1. The collection of parallel universes that comprise all of reality in some quantum mechanical and cosmological theories.
2. A similar collection of parallel universes in a work of fiction or a series of related works of fiction.

multiverse

(ˈmʌltɪˌvɜːs)
n
(Astronomy) astronomy the aggregate of all existing matter, of which the universe is but a tiny fragment
Translations
Multiversum
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So our own universe could be the interior of a black hole existing in another universe."
I may be writing this article on earth, but at the same time, I may be watching a movie or shopping in a mall in another universe or dimension.
One of these models conjectures that another universe resides within millimeters of our own (which we can't see because it is in a fifth dimension) that has for an infinite time caused a series of "big bangs" when the universes collided.