The definition of a melting pot is a place where different people or different cultures all come together and begin to merge and mix.noun
America is an example of a melting pot where immigrants and people from all over the world visit and live and share thoughts and ideas to create one big new culture.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a container in which metals or other substances are melted; crucible
- a country, place, or area in which immigrants of various nationalities and races are assimilated
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- A container in which a substance is melted.
- A place where immigrants of different cultures or races form an integrated society: “Canadians . . . liked to think of their country as a mosaic rather than a melting pot” (Kenneth McNaught).
melting pot - Cultural Definition
A term expressing the view that immigrants to the United States have been fused or melted into a single people.