Old World, the

Old World, the
`Old ,World, the
Europe, Asia, and Africa
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Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Old World — Old Old, a. [Compar. {Older}; superl. {Oldest}.] [OE. old, ald, AS. ald, eald; akin to D. oud, OS. ald, OFries. ald, old, G. alt, Goth. alpeis, and also to Goth. alan to grow up, Icel. ala to bear, produce, bring up, L. alere to nourish. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Old World (disambiguation) — The Old World is a historic reference to those parts of Earth known to Europeans before the voyages of Christopher Columbus; it includes Europe, Asia and Africa. Old World may also refer to: Old World (Warhammer) Old World ROM World order (also… …   Wikipedia

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  • old-world — adj. 1. Characteristic of former times especially in Europe; as, an old world cottage. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Biology) Native to the Old World; not found in the Americas; as, old world monkeys. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Old World flying squirrel — Old World flying squirrels Temporal range: Late Pliocene Recent Japanese dwarf flying squirrel, Pteromys momonga Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Old Money (The Simpsons) — Old Money The Simpsons episode Episode no. 30 Prod. code 7F17 Orig. airdate March 28, 1991[1] Show runner(s) James L. Brooks Matt Groening …   Wikipedia

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