a window on the world

window on the world

A means of experiencing or learning about parts of the world beyond one's immediate surroundings or situation. Kids are spoiled rotten with the amount they can learn and see on the internet. In my day, the only window on the world was whatever books the local library had.
See also: on, window, world
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a ˌwindow on the ˈworld

a way of learning about other people and other countries: News programmes try to provide a window on the world.
See also: on, window, world
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