a melting pot

melting pot

A place where a number of different people and cultures mix in harmony. America has traditionally been known as a great melting pot because of the diverse backgrounds and cultures of its citizens.
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a melting pot

A melting pot is a place or situation where there are many different types of people, cultures or ideas, all existing together. A melting pot of cultures, this region has always been inhabited by different ethnic groups. Barcelona was a melting pot of musical influences.
See also: melt, pot
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I confess that dematerializing, as long as it is done in a melting pot, still seems preferable to demonizing, but then I live in Kansas.
Unz, who grew up in North Hollywood and went on to become a millionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur, said he believes ending bilingual education is necessary for the nation to return to the concept of being a melting pot of immigrants.
One road is returning to the philosophy of a melting pot where people become assimilated.
Presumably every piece of metal taken from a melting pot should have the same chemical composition.
Melting Pot he manages, described receiving the keys to a Melting Pot, from Johnston, as surreal.
There truly has never been a better time to consider a Melting Pot franchise.
Ethnic Twist: Taking its cue from a melting pot of cultures,