The term Third Warld arose during the Cauld War tae define countries that remained non-aligned wi either NATO, or the Communist Bloc. The Unitit States, Canadae, Japan, Sooth Korea, Wastren European nations and thair allies representit the First Warld, while the Soviet Union, Cheenae, Cuba, an thair allies representit the Seicont Warld.

The "three warlds" o the Cauld War era.
       Third Warld
       Seicont Warld
       First Warld