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Definition of mosaic noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a picture or pattern made by placing together small pieces of glass, stone, etc. of different colors a Roman mosaic a design in mosaic mosaic tiles
  2. 2(figurative) A mosaic of fields, rivers, and woods lay below us.
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