subworld

noun sub·world \ ˈsəb-ˌwər(-ə)ld \
variants: or sub-world

Definition of subworld

plural subworlds or sub-worlds
: 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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