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Demi-monde

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Lorettes, courtezans. Le beau monde means “fashionable society,” and demi-monde the society only half acknowledged.

“Demi-monde implies not only recognition and a status, but a certain social standing.”—Saturday Review.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Della Cruscans or Della Cruscan School
Delmonico
Delos
Delphi or Delphos
Delphin Classics
Delta
Deluge
Deluges
Demerit
Demijohn (A)
Demi-monde
Demi-rep
Demiurge
Demobilisation of troops
Democracy
Democritos
Demodocos
Demogorgon
Demon of Matrimonial Unhappiness
Demos (King)
Demosthenēs Lantern

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Demi-monde