Old World

  1. the regions of the world that were known to Europeans before the discovery of the Americas
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  • With more than 50 million Larsson books sold world-wide, publishers scrambled to anoint his literary heir—preferably a political and prolix Scandinavian. Tattooed by Politics
  • The guileless McKenzie is of course immune, as he blunders through a palsied old world.
  • And that the children of the unwanted should be those that returned to the old world in convoys and troops ships to liberate Italy and France and Holland and the countries which didn't want their ancestors is an idea that's almost Shakespearean. The Canadian Experience: Lessons from the Canadian History Project
  • An. darlingi proteins were found that match culicine but not anopheline proteins, indicating loss or rapid evolution of these proteins in the old world Cellia subgenus. BioMed Central - Latest articles
  • Lemon Balm Lemon or bee balm is an Old World species, Melissa officinalis, distinguished by its mixture of citrusy and floral terpenes citronellal and -ol, citral, geraniol. On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
  • Like many people who have attained global recognition, the word cookie is of Old World ancestry but born and raised in New York. The English Is Coming!
  • Yet despite all this there was an air of conservation, the odd glimpse of the Old World in a narrow dingy lane where a dray horse shifted his weight from one hock to the other, blinking lazy lashes above the nosebag containing his lunch.
  • This is problematical however as the type genus for this group, Palaeochoerus from Oligocene-Miocene Africa and Europe, almost certainly is a suid proper and not a peccary, Old World or otherwise. Archive 2006-08-01
  • He enjoyed the best of the Old World's opulence and grace-plays and operas, symphonies and museums, soirées and cotillions.
  • It deals with the tensions of the 21st century city in the context of these pervading, seductive, Old World instincts.
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