A warld war is a war involvin some o the warld's maist pouerfu an populous kintras. Warld wars span multiple kintras on multiple continents, wi battles focht in multiple theatres.

The term is uisually applied tae the twa conflicts that occurred during the 20t century:

Houiver, it is an aa sometimes applied tae earlier wars, the Cauld War, the Cauld War II, or to a hypothetical Warld War III.