MICROCOSM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MICROCOSM
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 n.  small, representative system having analogies to larger system; miniature model of something
Classic Sentence:
1  Thus one can see in the Negro church to-day, reproduced in microcosm, all the great world from which the Negro is cut off by color-prejudice and social condition.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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1  The audience was selected to create a microcosm of American society.
2  The developments in this town represent in microcosm what is happening in the country as a whole.
3  The small village community that Jane Austen depicts serves as a microcosm of English society in her time.