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  • She love's New York's cosmopolitan atmosphere.
  • They were dust, and a stink, and cosmopolitan chatter, and the girl whose cat had been killed had lived more deeply than they.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • cosmopolitan = showing the influence of many different cultures
  • that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks
  • the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt
  • But Cecil, since his engagement, had taken to affect a cosmopolitan naughtiness which he was far from possessing.
    Forster, E. M.  --  A Room With A View
  • Sabin is a cosmopolitan of English proclivities.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Yellow Crayon
  • In short, all of us need to become more cosmopolitan and aware of global repression based on gender.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • He wanted to appear cosmopolitan.
    Sherwood Anderson  --  Winesburg, Ohio
  • The population of the Gloucester Road was cosmopolitan, always shifting, with people of all ages.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • Bit too cosmopolitan—too European.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • You seek out the traditional, the natural and the cosmopolitan.
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • 'No, I suppose not,' said Colonel Julyan; 'it must be very cosmopolitan.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Having travelled a great deal in her time she spoke with cosmopolitan largeness of idea.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • He felt daring and idealistic and cosmopolitan.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • Fifty years from now, Dallas will be a cosmopolitan metropolis, home to a diverse population and a wide range of multinational corporations.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • "Call it no more the White City on the Lake," wrote Sir Walter Besant, the English historian and novelist, in Cosmopolitan, "it is Dreamland."
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • "Cosmopolitan," she said, and Kevin signaled to the bartender.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • You make it sound like Savannah is as cosmopolitan as New York or Paris.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • Perhaps this was the residue of growing up in Muscatine with a cosmopolitan mother.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Hence, perhaps, my cosmopolitanism.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman

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