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  • I long to live so that I can explore what is no less than a New World to me.

    De Profundis Oscar Wilde
  • The life in Albany was to me as if I had become a citizen of some New World.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • As for Dr. Eben, he thought he had entered into a New World.

  • I had entered the New World in the midst of a display of ice-fireworks.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • War-like ardour, however, awoke at the discovery of the New World.

British Dictionary definitions for New World

New World

noun
1.
the New World, the Americas; the western hemisphere
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New World in Culture

New World definition


A name for the Americas, especially during the time of first exploration and colonization of the Americas by Europeans. (Compare Old World.)

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