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New World

noun
1.
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  • Only the thought of the New World and all that it must mean steeled her to resignation.

    Darkness and Dawn George Allan England
  • I long to live so that I can explore what is no less than a New World to me.

    De Profundis Oscar Wilde
  • Wordsworth may be the greater teacher; for many of us he has opened a New World: he has touched the deepest springs of our nature.

  • As for Dr. Eben, he thought he had entered into a New World.

  • This was a New World, where he could not lay down the law to his elders, but had to ask questions humbly.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for New World

New World

noun
1.
the New World, the Americas; the western hemisphere
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New World in Culture

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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