Meaning of “the Old World” in the English Dictionary

"the Old World" in British English

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(Definition of “the Old World” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Old Worldnoun [ U ]

us /ˈoʊld ˈwɜrld/

the part of the world consisting of Europe, Asia, and Africa that Europeans knew about before Christopher Columbus traveled to the Americas

(Definition of “Old World” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)