Meaning of MICROCOSM in English


A ~ is a small society, place, or activity which has all the typical features of a much larger one and so seems like a smaller version of it. (FORMAL)

Kitchell says the city was a ~ of all American culture during the ’60s...

N-COUNT: oft N of n, also in N

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