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macrocosm - vocabulary

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noun

The great universe or world, the universe considered as a whole; the total complex structure of something.

This monster of a land, this mightiest of nations, this spawn of the future, turns out to be the macrocosm of microcosm me.

—John Steinbeck Travels With Charley: In Search of America (1962)

See microcosm.

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