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- proper n. The Eastern Hemisphere, especially Europe and the Near East.
- proper n. The known world before the discovery of the Americas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the Eastern Hemisphere.
- n. The combined territories of Europe, Asia, and Africa. The Eastern Hemisphere, as distinguished from The Americas, Australia, and the Pacific Islands.
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He was, in other words, an Old World figure whose dearest wish was answered in the New
Such vultures have a wingspan of over 5 feet, and are today classified as Old World vultures.
For them, the Old World is the known world, which they refer to as "the film business."
However it doesn't stop there as there are two distinct styles, New World typified by New Zealand, and Old World which is the French style.
In the preceding article I indicated that America might undertake at this juncture of international affairs an intervention in the politics of the Old World which is of a kind not heretofore attempted by any nation, an intervention, that is to say, that should not be military, but in the first instance mediatory and moral, having in view if needs be the employment of certain organized social and economic forces which
To take part in the Old World's game required command of French courtesies and nuances.
But it exudes Old World charm and sells out every game.
The Little Wine Company built a portfolio based on Old World wines, some west coast boutiques, and are always on the lookout for great unusual discoveries.
Despite the simple, Central European fare, the effect is anything but Old World.
Coppola said his aim is to make the estate the finest in America for the production of Old World wines, as he announced he has also bought the historic trademark Inglenook.