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the Old Worldnoun

uk   /ˌəʊld ˈwɜːld/ us   /ˌoʊld ˈwɝːld/
Asia, Africa, and Europe

old-worldadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈəʊldˌwɜːld/ us   /ˈoʊldˌwɝːld/ approving
(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)
Translations of “the Old World”
in Chinese (Simplified) 旧世界(指亚洲、非洲和欧洲)…
in Turkish Eski Dünya, Asya, Afrika…
in Russian Старый Свет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舊世界(指亞洲、非洲和歐洲)…
in Polish Stary Świat…
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