One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who is at home in any country.
- ‘We must all learn how to be citizens of the world, as comfortable in a mosque in Cairo as we are in a cathedral in Manila or a Jewish temple in New York City.’
- ‘It was the domination of western style thinking and the growing preoccupation of the new regimes with Fabian style thinking that came in the way of citizens of the world, facing a new historical reality, together realising a better world.’
- ‘They regarded themselves as citizens of the world.’
- ‘As many liberals say, ‘It's time for us to be citizens of the world.’’
- ‘We believe in being respected and respectful citizens of the world.’
- ‘But Greenland educators are discovering that if Greenlandic students are to become citizens of the world - to use the Internet and pursue higher education - they must be able to communicate in it.’
- ‘Some young Asians even consider themselves citizens of the world.’
- ‘And selfless sons and daughters grow up to become selfless citizens of the world.’
- ‘The world is our country, we are citizens of the world and creatures of the universe.’
- ‘Aren't reporters without borders citizens of the world?’
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