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Old' World'

1. Europe, Asia, and Africa.
2. See Eastern Hemisphere.


Pronunciation: (ōld'wûrld'), [key]
1. of or pertaining to the ancient world or to a former period of history.
2. of or pertaining to the Old World: old-world customs.
3. characteristic of the Old World; quaint; traditional.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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