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Old World
used in Do You Speak American?

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Definition
the regions of the world that were known to Europeans before the discovery of the Americas (the Eastern Hemisphere; i.e., Europe, Asia, and Africa)
  • Today, John Simon, aging gracefully with his Old World manners and faint accent, is a warrior unbowed, still willing to unsheathe his sword, as he did for us.
    one — The Language Wars (42% in)
  • One of the attractions of America from the earliest days was that colonists could throw off their predetermined status in the Old World order, which condemned them for life to the social rank and profession to which they were born.
    one — The Language Wars (90% in)

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