second world

noun, often capitalized S&W

Definition of second world

: Communist nations regarded in the latter part of the 20th century as a political and economic bloc

First Known Use of second world

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for second world

after third world

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“Second world.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/second%20world. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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