Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The world; a globe as an ensign of royalty.
  • noun fashionable society. See Beau monde.
  • noun See Demimonde.

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

Etymologies

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French

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