New-world meaning

Designating or of a group of animals or plants native to the Western Hemisphere, esp. the Americas.
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The continents North America and South America combined.
pronoun
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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.
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The Western Hemisphere.
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