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New World

the. the Americas; the western hemisphere

New World

 

the name suggested by A. Vespucci (1503) for a part of the southern transatlantic mainland discovered by the Portuguese in 1500 and 1501–02. Later the name was applied to the entire southern continent, and after 1541, along with the name “America,” it was extended to the northern continent as well, designating the fourth part of the world after Europe, Asia, and Africa.

New World

Christopher Columbus’s expeditions to Americas from 1492 led to further exploration and development. [Eur. Hist.: Jameson, 107–108]
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That dilemma of 'coming to terms' with a new continent and a formidable new landscape, and the emotional and psychological challenges involved in relocating to the other side of the world, might seem something of an anachronism now that Australia is fewer than 24 hours from western Europe by plane.
In any event, Janszoon had beaten him to the new continent by seven months, assuring Dutch priority.
From this new continent to which I've fastened my life, some nights
Typically, when it comes to explaining the biodiversity of flowering plants, biologists' opinions fall into three different camps: family traits (for example a showy flower versus a plain flower), environment (tropic versus arid climate) or sheer luck in geography (a seed makes it way to a new continent and expands the geographical range of a family).
Jacky is, in essence, a pirate, loaded on to a ship full of prostitutes traveling from England to Australia to serve as breeding stock for the new continent, so an older audience is the target for this voyage.
The children are the centre of these games, and if they go to a new continent, a new city, they are able to get in touch with the new culture of that place.
The Hammond family readily represents the American experience from the early years of settling the new continent to those just prior to the Civil War.
If the Children of Israel were justified in using great violence to claim their promised Land, so too would violence be justified to create a place for the Christian God on this new continent.
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In between, Weidensaul recounts a fascinating history from the discovery of birds on a new continent (by people who became unlikely heroes) to birding and conservation as we know them today.
But he's getting used to hockey life on a new continent now.
It will be to physics what finding a whole new continent would be to a geographer.

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