Old World


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Old World

The Eastern hemisphere. It is used in the biological sciences to distinguish plants, animals, and infections that live and thrive primarily in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Old World

the Eastern Hemisphere; that part of the world (generally Europe, Asia, Africa) which was known before the discovery of America.
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To highlight this, I can recommend two wines that illustrate perfectly the charm of New World and Old World wines.
Founded in Hampton Roads in 2013 Old World Labs (OWL) revolutionizes how engineers, medical professionals, educators, hobbyists and designers create and produce.
Old World monkeys are a diverse and widespread group, which includes African and Asian macaques, baboons, mangabeys, leaf monkeys and langurs.
Dr Gilbert, one of the scientists in the study, told WAM: "These fossils indicate that, instead, Old World monkey dispersal could have taken place through the Arabian Peninsula even before the Messenia Crisis.
Here Shatzman (social science, Montgomery County Community College) traces the transitions of people and their ideas through primary sources, between the Old World and the New, and finds a surprising amount of cross-germination.
Fewer fossils of Old World monkeys have been found, but a handful of monkey species are known to have inhabited Africa around 20 million years ago.
Naples, US, is offering old world charm for motor lovers with its focus on automobiles that have evolved over the years.
Republican regimes in the Old World have consistently led to either tyranny, corruption, or incompetence in governance.
The Modfather returned the favour by guesting on title track Last Days Of The Old World, which is due out as a single on February 14.
Asda had concentrated on making quality Old World wine more promotable over the past year, said Asda's master of wine Philippa Carr MW.
Old World arenaviruses and 2 representatives of New World arenaviruses were used to estimate nucleotide and amino acid pairwise divergence (p-distance) with MEGA 4 (10).
Yet, it was the Hull-Liverpool railway network, established after 1845, which made Liverpool the floodgate of the old world and, for those that stayed, the cosmopolitan city it is today.