Old World


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Old World

that part of the world that was known before the discovery of the Americas, comprising Europe, Asia, and Africa; the eastern hemisphere

Old World

 

the common name for the three parts of the world known to the ancients: Europe, Asia, and Africa. The term is usually used in contrast to the New World.

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The only Old World country in the top 10 to see a decline was Germany, which saw sales fall 7.
All of us at Old World Industries are excited to expand our role with the Indycar Series.
Two distinct gamma-2 herpesviruses in African green monkeys: a second gamma-2 herpesvirus lineage among old world primates?
One of the issues raised is the limits of meritocracy even in societies considered more "open" than those of the Old World.
O Lord, when're we finally gonna be able to walk in this old world as free men and brothers?
is expanding his franchise portfolio and going after a slice of the pizza category with the launch of Venuto's Old World Pizza, Inc.
Old World Sausage Factory has been in business since 1954 and will now be operating as a wholly owned IGSM subsidiary.
The new fossil find raises the question of why hummingbirds went extinct in the Old World.
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thus demonstrating its presence in various areas, including the Old World, and supporting our preliminary serologic findings in French patients (5).
Cohen's analysis of these changes locates her between the assimilation scholars and the new immigration historians for she argues that Italians neither assimilated nor clung to an Old World culture.
in cooperation with the FDA, is voluntarily recalling "Ragu[R] Pasta Sauce, Old World Style, Marinara", UPC # 3620000400, Best If Used By SEP20 2008, because it contains undeclared milk.