Auld Warld

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Cairt o the "Auld Warld" (the Ptolemy warld cairt in a 15t-century copy)

The "Auld Warld" consists o Afro-Eurasie (that is, Africae, Europe, an Asie), regardit collectively as the pairt o the warld kent tae Europeans afore European contact wi the Americas.[1] It is uised in the context o, an contrast wi, the New Warld (consistin o North an Sooth Americae[2] an Oceanie).

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  1. "Definition of Old World". Oxford Dictionaries. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  2. "New world - definition". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved 2 April 2013.