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Meaning of cosmopolitan

cos•mo•pol•i•tan

Pronunciation: (koz"mu-pol'i-tn), [key]
— adj.
  1. free from local, provincial, or national ideas, prejudices, or attachments; at home all over the world.
  2. of or characteristic of a cosmopolite.
  3. belonging to all the world; not limited to just one part of the world.
  4. widely distributed over the globe.
—n.
  1. a person who is free from local, provincial, or national bias or attachment; citizen of the world; cosmopolite.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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