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the Old World

noun uk   us  
Asia, Africa, and Europe
Translations of “the Old World”
in Chinese (Traditional) 舊世界(指亞洲、非洲和歐洲)…
in Russian Старый Свет…
in Turkish Eski Dünya, Asya, Afrika…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旧世界(指亚洲、非洲和欧洲)…
in Polish Stary Świat…
(Definition of the Old World from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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