First World


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First World

also first world
n.
1. The wealthiest and most highly-developed nations in the world.
2. During the Cold War, the industrialized capitalist nations of the world.

First′-World′ adj.

First World

n
(Placename) the economically advanced countries of North America, Europe, Australia, E Asia, etc
modifier
belonging to the First World: wealthy First World countries.

First′ World′


n.
the major industrialized, non-Communist nations of the world.
[1970–75]
Translations
primer mundo
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ALL are welcome to attend a First World War local history fair at Discovery Museum tomorrow, from 10am to 3pm.
THE race for the sky and the achievements of Britain's air services during the First World War are being celebrated at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford.
ISLAMABAD -- British High Commissioner to Pakistan Philip Barton on Monday unveiled a plaque in honour of three soldiers from Pakistan, who were awarded Victoria Crosses during the First World War.
FIRST World War experts will be sharing their knowledge with visitors at a North East history fair.
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A GROUP behind a First World War project wants to hear stories from people whose family members were involved in the conflict.
RHONDDA Cynon Taf Council is set to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War this summer.
Helen Grant the Minister for Sport, Tourism and Equalities has announced Au51,100 of Heritage Lottery Funding for new First World War projects across the North West.
HE LIED about his age to be allowed to fight, and lived to be the last surviving US veteran of the First World War.
Summary: First World War veteran Henry Allingham, 113, has been declared the world's oldest man by Guinness World Records.