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Definition the Americas (North, South, and Central with nearby islands) (also known as the Western Hemisphere — which was new to Europe in the 16th century)
  • Europeans carried numerous diseases such as smallpox, typhus, cholera and measles to the New World.
New World = the Western Hemisphere (the Americas)
  • It is a New World species brought to Italy by European explorers.
  • New World = the Western Hemisphere (the Americas)
  • He said the Cunninghams hadn't taken anything from or off of anybody since they migrated to the New World.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • New World = the Western Hemisphere (the Americas)
  • "I've been a sheep-farmer, stock-breeder, other trades besides, away in the new world," said he; "many a thousand mile of stormy water off from this."
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Let the 13 States, as a Union, erect one great American system that controls all transatlantic force or influence, and dictate how the old and new world will be connected.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Sir Walter Ralegh brought from the new world that potato and that weed, the one a killer of pestilence by absorption, the other a poisoner of the ear, eye, heart, memory, will understanding, all.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Even if they were to leave Europe and inhabit the deserts of the new world, yet one of the first results of those sympathies for which the daemon thirsted would be children, and a race of devils would be propagated upon the earth who might make the very existence of the species of man a condition precarious and full of terror.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Mayans lived here in the so-called New World before the Europeans discovered it.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • Old World and New World monkeys were next.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • I tried on a shiny blue suit that looked so worn I think Columbus must have sported it over to the New World.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • At that point, Carlisle decided to try the New World.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • What did the New World matter after all?
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • I hope that he is among the old people of his blood and country, and that tidings do not reach him from the New World.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • "There was a technological leap in New World spear points around twelve thousand years ago," she said with quiet focus.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  The Secret Hour
  • Tobacco is a New World plant.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • Among scientists, the New World monkeys, with their prehensile tails, were considered particularly trying.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • It has so chanced that I met with a Spaniard in my peregrinations who had seen many countries, and among them the New World.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • It's a workhorse that has been running around the galaxy since before the Spanish landed in the New World.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Ours is the first university in the New World.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Columbus[272] found the New World in an undecked boat.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays

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