Old World
Proper noun
  1. The Eastern Hemisphere, especially Europe, Africa and Asia.
  2. The known world before the discovery of the Americas.
    • 1859, Ferna Vale, Natalie; or, A Gem Among the Sea-Weeds
      Over the mind of the tourist, visiting the Old World for the first time,—countries where have transpired thrilling events recorded in history, what an immensity of thought and feeling sweeps!
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