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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On the whole, however, the outlook is good for Old World wines, with consumer tastes and preferences starting to lean in their direction.
Now, he's bringing his franchising expertise to a new industry and is building Venuto's Old World Pizza from the ground up, complete with original chef-crafted recipes and curbside pick-up.
Despite the previous absence of evidence and the lack of current hummingbird inhabitants, some scientists had suggested that hummingbirds once populated the Old World.
felis may be widely distributed in the Old World and should be considered in the diagnosis of typhuslike illnesses, especially following a flea bite.
For those who stress the survival of Old World ways, Cohen warns that ethnic culture is not a static set of beliefs and traditions that have to be jealously guarded against the encroachment of the modern world.
The recall relates to one production code of "Ragu[R] Pasta Sauce, Old World Style Marinara" and is limited to 1000 jars produced.
7 February 2012 - Thailand-based polyester chain producer Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (PINK:INDOY), or IVL, said it had agreed to pay USD795m (EUR605m) for full ownership of Old World Industries I Ltd and Old World Transportation Ltd, collectively referred to as Old World.
I'm excited at bringing popular Italian fare and German Old World cooking together and hope to come up with several contemporary, innovative Italian recipes,'' he said.
Mosquitoes that spread West Nile virus in North America are a blend of two strains that remain essentially distinct in the Old World, researchers report.
John and Kathy Wurdeman, formerly the owners of Old World Prints Ltd.
The Spanish brand will continue to trade on its Old World origins, despite moves by rivals towards trendier marketing.
The occurrence of some newly recognized pathogenic Old World hantaviruses was reported (Amur virus from Apodemus peninsulae in the Far East and Saaremaa virus from A.