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  • proper n. The continents North America and South America combined

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the land of the Western Hemisphere; -- so called because not known to the inhabitants of the Eastern Hemisphere until recent times.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the hemisphere that includes North America and South America


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