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mi•cro•cosm



Pronunciation: (mī'kru-koz"um), [key]
n.
1. a little world; a world in miniature (opposed to macrocosm).
2. anything that is regarded as a world in miniature.
3. human beings, humanity, society, or the like, viewed as an epitome or miniature of the world or universe. Also called mi•cro•cos•mos Pronunciation: (mī"kru-koz'mus, -mōs). [key]

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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