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The meaning of "its a small world"

" It's a small world "
Said when people meet unexpectedly, away from their usual haunts.
I went to New York and the first person I met was the guy from next door. it's a small world alright.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, in an 1873 novel by G. Chesney.
Where is it used?:
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