New World definition by Webster's New World
designating or of a group of animals or plants native to the Western Hemisphere, esp. the Americas
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the Western Hemisphere
New World definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The Western Hemisphere. The term was first used by the Italian historian Peter Martyr (1457-1526), whose De Rebus Oceanicis et Novo Orbe (1516) chronicled the discovery of America.
New World - Cultural Definition
A name for the Americas, especially during the time of first exploration and colonization of the Americas by Europeans. (Compare Old World.)