The entire world and its inhabitants: "The global village has come to understand that no society that seeks respect can support or tolerate . . . savagery” ( Hugh Sidey). (noun)
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Use "global village" in a sentence
"As far as gossip’s concerned, I rely on global village syndrome,” Lindsay said."