New WorldNew World
designating or of a group of animals or plants native to the Western Hemisphere, esp. the Americas
the Western Hemisphere
North America, Central America, and South America; the Americas. 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.
- The continents North America and South America combined