New World

New World

noun
Western Hemisphere ( def 1 ).
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New World
 
n
the New World the Americas; the western hemisphere

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New World definition


A name for the Americas, especially during the time of first exploration and colonization of the Americas by Europeans. (Compare Old World.)

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