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cosmopolitan

(of plants or animals) widely distributed

cosmopolitan

[¦käz·mə¦päl·ət·ən]
(ecology)
Having a worldwide distribution wherever the habitat is suitable, with reference to the geographical distribution of a taxon.
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Lady Grace," he said, "I am not what you call a cosmopolitan.
Paul, the butler, also had a faintly foreign air, but he was in tongue and training English, as are many of the most polished men-servants of the cosmopolitan nobility.
I cannot stand them, and a German cosmopolitan is the limit.
I submitted patiently to my martyrdom (it is surely nothing less than martyrdom to a man of cosmopolitan sympathies, to absorb in silent resignation the news of a country town?
Chesham Square was at least sixty yards away, and Mr Verloc, cosmopolitan enough not to be deceived by London's topographical mysteries, held on steadily, without a sign of surprise or indignation.
You dare be impudent," Mr Vladimir began, with an amazingly guttural intonation not only utterly un-English, but absolutely un- European, and startling even to Mr Verloc's experience of cosmopolitan slums.
He has rooms at the Cosmopolitan, somewhere on the top floor.
I am a'--Monsieur Rigaud stood up to say it--'I am a cosmopolitan gentleman.
A cosmopolitan perspective on literacy education speaks to the possibilities of living and learning at the intersection of the local and the global.
We value the leadership team and all the CoStars at The Cosmopolitan," said Jon Gray, Blackstone's Global Head of Real Estate.
The full interview appears in the March issue of Cosmopolitan, on sale from February 3 Picture: Cosmopolitan/ Ben Riggott appears in the March issue of Cosmopolitan, on sale from February 3 icture: Cosmopolitan/ Ben Riggott .
Dan Burley and Josh Coomer gave L&G a 2-0 half-time lead, before Martin Weinel, David Huckle and David Dewey hit back to give Cosmopolitan the points.