from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- The Western Hemisphere. The term was first used by the Italian historian Peter Martyr (1457–1526), whose De Rebus Oceanicis et Novo Orbe (1516) chronicled the discovery of America.
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- proper noun The continents
North Americaand South Americacombined
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- noun the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
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The discovery of all the lands which make what we call the New World came very slowly.
We were just strutting about in what you called the New World, pretty much minding our own business.
And even in her own region, North, Central and South America, which she calls the New World, America is facing growing challenges to her dominance.
4895I called the New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old. The Kings Message, Dec. 12, 1826.
6I called the New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old. The Kings Message, Dec. 12, 1826.
The first English child born in the so-called New World.
When she had lived at the Palace of the Prophets, the New World was a far-off and mysterious place, rarely visited by anyone but a few Sisters.
The New World is a masterpiece also, IMO--it's just not Days of Heaven, that's all. ejs i really enjoyed New World. personally, its one of my favorite Malick films.
The New World is a visual and spiritual symphony - tied to some extent with There Will Be Blood for outstandingly realistic new portrayal of American History also anti-traditional portrayal
The New World is a another planet that was settled years ago by people who wanted a simpler way of life.