New World


  • Timbering—one of the first English industries in the New World. (Painting by Sidney E. King.)
    Timbering—one of the first English industries in the New World. (Painting by Sidney E. King.)
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n New World the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Brass casting counters excavated on Jamestown Island. Many were made in Germany before 1575 for use by merchants on counting boards. In the New World they were used for the Indian trade Brass casting counters excavated on Jamestown Island. Many were made in Germany before 1575 for use by merchants on...
MAGDELAINE DE VERCHÈRES The First Girl Scout in the New World. From Statue erected by Lord Grey, near the site of Fort Verchères on the St. Lawrence MAGDELAINE DE VERCHÈRES The First Girl Scout in the New World. From Statue erected by Lord Grey, near the site of...

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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    • New world the land of the Western Hemisphere; -- so called because not known to the inhabitants of the Eastern Hemisphere until recent times.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: New Jersey has a spoon museum that has over 5,400 spoons from across the world
    • New World North and South America
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  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    “Old books, you know well, are books of the world's youth, and new books are the fruits of its age.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”
  • Young
    “Faith builds the bridge from this old world to the new.”
  • Anais Nin
    “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    “It is time for a new generation of leadership, to cope with new problems and new opportunities. For there is a new world to be won.”
  • Barbara Sher
    “You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. níwe, neówe; Ger. neu, Ir. nuadh, L. novus, Gr. neos.


In literature:

I have made a compact in my soul with this man, for a new world.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
The internal duct is peculiar to Hard Pines of the New World, its presence in Old World species being extremely rare.
"The Genus Pinus" by George Russell Shaw
That is why I went about looking for the fading traces of that lost cause, in the old-world atmosphere of the new world.
"What I Saw in America" by G. K. Chesterton
BRINTON, D. G. American Hero-Myths (Philadelphia, 1882); Myths of the New World (New York, 1896).
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
We are now in the New Covenant, in a third world, as it were.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
It was a strange, new world into which these two young creatures were entering.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
He had found himself in a new world.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
He lives in a new world, because his outlook is entirely new.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
Meantime in school she was living in a new world.
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
Their first disposition is to reproduce as far as possible in the new world the institutions and the social order of the old.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
We had come into a new world.
"Our Italy" by Charles Dudley Warner
He was man when he wallowed in the slime of the new world and yearned for the air above.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
He opened my eyes to a new world, the world of art.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
This was a new world, a new life, with which she was threatened.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
New Zealand's news of the old world is at least a month old, but then that is considerably in advance of our dates.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
It was the New World's bonfire of hospitality: the sun called to us, and we obeyed.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
He discovered a new world.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
We built here, and I hoped even more that the glory of this new world we had discovered would help Donald to forget.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
She was aware, as she sat there in sunshine, of a new world.
"The Duchess of Wrexe" by Hugh Walpole
There was, almost literally, a new world; and it made almost a new people.
"The Spanish Pioneers" by Charles F. Lummis

In poetry:

There amidst the world new-builded
shall our earthly deeds abide,
Though our names be all forgotten,
and the tale of how we died.
"All For The Cause" by William Morris
'The current sweeps the old world,
The current sweeps the new;
The wind will blow, the dawn will glow
Ere thou hast sailed them through.'
"The Night Bird: A Myth" by Charles Kingsley
The grosser world stands to thy word and art;
But thy diviner world of grace
Thou suddenly doth raise and race,
And ev'ry day a new Creatour art.
"The Temper (II)" by George Herbert
New Africa beholds the sight,
The world will tremble then,
Good men of might will worship God
And bless the heaving sod.
Refrain: Oh glorious race, Etc.
"A Rallying Song" by Marcus Mosiah Garvey
God bless thee, thoughtless soul! I cried;
Yet are thy wants but very few:
The world's hard scenes thou ne'er hast tried;
Its cares and crimes to thee are new.
"Lines Written In A Cottage" by Sir John Carr
I, too, the rapt contentment join and share;
My tide is full;
There is new happiness in earth, in air:
All beautiful
And fresh the world but now so bare and dull.
"Flood-Tide" by Susan Coolidge

In news:

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Rachael was in college in East Lansing when The Verve Pipe first appeared on the music scene, and now they're still together and expanding into new worlds with their music.
Back in the mid-1970s, Gianni Zonin was looking for a New World farm he could add to his family's growing holdings in Italy (the Zonins now have 11 wine estates, 10 of them in Italy).
World War II had started when she was 15, plunging her and every other Londoner into a terrifying new world of destruction and deprivation.
But in the Balkans, that nice new world order looks a lot like the nasty old world disorder.
Will be the location for a new "world class" Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development, the Harper government announced Friday.
New World Physical Therapy Day Materials Available From WCPT.
Social media, especially Facebook, can open up an entirely new world of communication and connection for users.
Advice for a young woman entering a new world.
Defining the new world order.
While vanilla was the main result of the barrel aging in New World, in Thirteenth Hour it provides an earthiness without venturing into leather territory.
British newspaper alleges secret meetings on new world order.
Rush Geddy Lee, Neil Peart and Alex Lifeson of Rush, whose hits include "New World Man" and "Show Don't Tell".
I am very excited to begin my adventure in a new world.
' Assassin 's Creed III' delves into a complex new world that will spark your interest.
When 600 Spanish settlers arrived in the New World on Sept 8, 1565, on the shores of what would become St Augustine, Fla. Back to Article.

In science:

This has led to a considerable world-wide effort in searching for new DMSs with higher TC s.
Self-interaction effects in (Ga,Mn)As and (Ga,Mn)N
Since classical network models do not display these features, new models have been developed to understand the structure underlying real-world networks [2, 3].
Random Walks on Complex Networks
Quantum Grav. 18, 5561 (2001). S A Hayward, Black holes: new horizons, in Proceedings of the Ninth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, ed. V G Gurzadyan, R T Jantzen & R Ruffini (World Scientific 2002). A Ashtekar & B Krishnan, Phys.
Kerr black holes in horizon-generating form
Sardanashvily, New Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods in Field Theory (World Scientific, Singapore, 1997).
BV quantization of a generic degenerate quadratic lagrangian
Euroconference on Brane New World and Noncommutative Geometry (Torino, 2000).
Tensor Representations of the General Linear Supergroup
Many real-world networks have several common features, including spatial structure, local construction (nearby points are more likely to be connected), and sequential growth (the network evolves over time via the addition of new nodes).
Limit theory for the random on-line nearest-neighbour graph
It has also predicted new phenomena and particles subsequently detected, and it continues to provide us with new insights into the microscopic physical world.
String Theory: A Theory of Unification
Abstract: Time evolutions of number of cities, population of cities, world population, and size distribution of present languages are studied in terms of a new model, where population of each city increases by a random rate and decreases by a random division.
A new model for competition between many languages
Since neither Polyakov nor the authors of [60, 61] are happy with this usage, the new textbook refers to this type of world-sheet action as a string sigma-model action.
The Early Years of String Theory: A Personal Perspective
This example demonstrates new possiblities in the quantum world which have no classical analoques.
Equal Superposition Transformations and Quantum Random Walks
Therefore, in the new measure u, first, we add one more dimension to keep track of b, i.e., the number of tying tuples of a subscript no more than i in a world.
Semantics and Evaluation of Top-k Queries in Probabilistic Databases
And we calculate the new probability for those two kinds of worlds differently.
Semantics and Evaluation of Top-k Queries in Probabilistic Databases
Only a top-k candidate set Bj ∈ T can possibly end up with a probability higher than that of Ai across all possible worlds, and thus substitute for Ai as a new top-k answer set to Rp under the function s′ .
Semantics and Evaluation of Top-k Queries in Probabilistic Databases
This totally new view point on the reality of the physical world is but one illustration of the unification of concepts unravelled through the construction of quantum field theories as an appropriate framework for the understanding of the fundamental particles and their interactions.
A Pedestrian Introduction to the Mathematical Concepts of Quantum Physics
Tsallis, Introduction to Nonextensive Statistical Mechanics: Approaching a Complex World (Springer, New York 2009); M.
A generalization of the Kullback-Leibler divergence and its properties