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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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More than 30,000 students across the country are set to uncover and explore the fascinating stories of New Zealand soldiers in a new initiative from the First World War Centenary Programme (WW100), says Prime Minister and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Jacinda Ardern.
In order to demonstrate how and why literature has come to occupy such a prominent position in the collective memory of the First World War, Trott examines the history of publishing and reading trends, and explores the various means by which literature has shaped British understanding of the First World War since 1918.
A FIELD in Yarm has been given protected status - to remember the sacrifices of those who gave their lives during the First World War and to provide a green space for future generations.
Three years ago, the young team started their journey to create the exhibition in memory of the young men from the village that were killed during the First World War.
A tour of the First World War costume store at Discovery Museum with Keeper of History, Kylea Little, is also available.
Ivor Crowther, head of the Heritage Lottery Fund North East, said: "The legacy of the First World War is far-reaching and there are thousands of stories being uncovered across the North East and further afield.
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.
History Book by Gordon McGregor, Mannfred Goldbeck: The First World War in Namibia.
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Air Cadets attended two NUNEATON Air Cadets attended two church services in the town to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.
Annika Mombauer is one of the few historians of stature who continues to maintain that for all we know about the complex and precarious circumstances and constellations in Europe in the summer of 1914, ultimate responsibility for the outbreak of the First World War at that juncture nevertheless lay squarely with the Austrian and German regimes.