Definition of cosmos noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɒzmɒs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːzmoʊs//
, NAmE//ˈkɑːzməs//
the cosmos [singular] The universe
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the universe, especially when it is thought of as an ordered system the structure of the cosmos our place in the cosmos See related entries: The universe Word OriginMiddle English: from Greek kosmos ‘order or world’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cosmos