Third World

(noun) “[A] term from the Cold War era that refers to poor, unindustrialized countries” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: Third Worlds

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Global Stratification and Classification. Connexions, May 14, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42847/1.2/).