subworld

noun
sub·​world | \ ˈsəb-ˌwər(-ə)ld How to pronounce subworld (audio) \
variants: or sub-world
plural subworlds or sub-worlds

Definition of subworld

: a world that is part of a larger world This season, the show created a whole new subworld within its already intricate and immersive world by taking things under the sea.— Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya

First Known Use of subworld

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Subworld.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subworld. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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