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western hemisphere

1. that half of the globe containing the Americas, lying to the west of the Greenwich or another meridian
2. the lands contained in this, esp the Americas
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was international" (5); by the same token, the rise and fall of the Confederacy, and then Reconstruction had an equally crucial international dimension, given that their repercussions affected the entire American hemisphere, and particularly the "American Mediterranean".
The Law Center said the journal is designed to promote a multidisciplinary and pluralistic approach, and focuses on the following themes: the evolution of the law in mixed jurisdictions, chiefly Louisiana; the evolution in civil law in an English speaking environment; the impact of globalization on the evolution of both civil and common law; the impact of the civil law and the common law outside the western world and their interrelation with other legal traditions; the divide between civil law and common law in the American Hemisphere and in Europe; and, civil law and common law traditions in the harmonization and unification processes, including linguistic issues.
In large part this was a necessity for Lansdowne because of the growing military and economic strength of America in the Northern American Hemisphere, a condition that made any serious disagreement with America one which Britain would have to contest militarily on very unfavourable terms.
In This I Believe some of his best writing is about the American hemisphere, and Latin America in particular.
As a result, the United States emerged from World War II not only stronger than its allies, but stronger even than before the war had begun--an unprecedented historical accomplishment that garnered the greatest of Adams' aims hegemony, if not of the world, certainly far more than just of the American hemisphere.
Even though the ATSC standard is considered inferior to the European-developed DTV and still presents transmission and reception problems, its adoption in the American hemisphere would represent a market of 830 million people.
Ruiz told Fides news service he sees the prize as a "gesture of solidarity with the Indian people of Chiapas, Mexico and all the American hemisphere.

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