Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The world; a globe as an ensign of royalty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The world; a globe as an ensign of royalty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The world: generally used in phrases adopted from the French: as, the beau monde, the world of fashion.
  • n. A globe used as an ensign of royalty: usually mound. See mound.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.