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mondain

(French mɔ̃dɛ̃)
n
(Sociology) a man who moves in fashionable society
adj
(Sociology) characteristic of fashionable society; worldly
[C19: from French; see mundane]
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Johnston rarely heads south without good reason, and his evening foray to Sandown will surely be rewarded by Mondain in the closing Hinchley Wood Handicap.
Racing tips Timoshenko Goodwood 1.50 Maven Goodwood 3.00 Toon Darn Hot (NAP) Goodwood 3.35 Mondain Sandown 8.20 THE real Too Darn Hot is due to show up at Goodwood and prove his mettle in the Qatar Sussex Stakes tomorrow.
THIRSK: 2.10 Diamond Sparkles, 2.45 Rapid Russo, 3.20 The Big House, 3.55 No Mercy, 4.30 Mondain, 5.05 Local History, 5.40 Spot Lite.
SALISBURY: 5.50 Great Ambassador, 6.20 Glory, 6.50 Ghalyoon, 7.20 Mondain, 7.50 Global Falcon, 8.20 Amber Spark, 8.50 Molotov.
KEMPTON: 5.50 Gainsay, 6.20 Journey Of Life, 6.50 Ambling, 7.20 Mondain, 7.50 Peggie Sue, 8.20 Papa Stour, 8.50 Daghash.
(39.) Kania D, Bekale AM, Nagot N, Mondain AM, Ottomani L, Meda N, Traore M, Ouedraogo JB, Ducos J, Van de Perre P, Tuaillon E.
(10.) Galy-Bernadoy C, Akkari M, Mathiolon C, Mondain M, Uziel A, Venail F.
Il y a dans la jouis-sance du present propre a l'hedonisme mondain quelque chose rattachant a un passe ancestral, a une memoire immemoriale.
Prest frames the young king as embodying a tension between mondain and devot: between worldliness and religious devotion.
(7.) Sanou D, O'Reilly E, Ngnie-Teta I, Batal M, Mondain N, Andrew C, et al.