Why America called the new world?

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They thought the world was a flat disc, and they thought the world had an edge you sailed off of. So when they discoverd america it seamed like a new world because the thought nothing was there before, just water. So it seamed like a different world. Also the natives americans spoke a different language and looked different so they were somewhat like aliens I guess, but i seriously don't think so.

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Because it was an unexplored region at one time. A new continent.

Because it was unknown to Europeans until relatively recent times

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