Old World Definition

Designating or of a group of animals or plants native to the Eastern Hemisphere, esp. Eurasia and Africa.
Webster's New World
Of or from the Old World, esp. Europe.
Webster's New World
Having or displaying certain usually good qualities or characteristics associated with European customs, manners, or standards.
Old-world hospitality.
Webster's New World

Of, or relating to the ancient world or former times.

The Eastern Hemisphere; Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Webster's New World
  • the cradle of civilization
  • the Fertile Crescent
  • the Hither-East
  • and Africa; Eurasia
  • asia
  • Europe; Eastern Hemisphere; Europe

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