western hemisphere


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n western hemisphere the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
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  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    “We dont propose to sit here in our rocking chair with our hands folded and let the Communists set up any government in the Western Hemisphere.”


In literature:

If you will get out your geography and turn to the map of the Western Hemisphere you will be able to follow me.
"A Negro Explorer at the North Pole" by Matthew A. Henson
Venia was the principal Venus immigrant colony of Earth's Western Hemisphere.
"Tarrano the Conqueror" by Raymond King Cummings
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
No spot in all the western hemisphere held so much of romance as this.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
"The Education of American Girls" by Anna Callender Brackett
She was one of the fastest ships plying between the Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
But as it turned out nothing of importance was accomplished in the western hemisphere except by the terms of peace.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
America is situated in the western hemisphere, and is called the new world, because discovered in modern times.
"A Week of Instruction and Amusement," by Mrs. Harley
The sun had just set, and the western hemisphere was all aflame with the afterglow.
"Her Mother's Secret" by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
There has been childish talk that the Western Hemisphere would offer a refuge from oppression.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
I had hunted all kinds of game, common or uncommon in the Western Hemisphere.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
We find the same notion prevailing in the western hemisphere.
"Moon Lore" by Timothy Harley
Whence came these "Indians," and in what manner did they find their way to the western hemisphere.
"The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Fiske
The bulk of the world's borax comes from the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Chile being the two principal producers.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
You've neglected the Western hemisphere in your studies.
"'Charge It'" by Irving Bacheller
We timed our signals when the western hemisphere was facing us.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
As I am not competent to judge, I accuse the whole of the Western hemisphere of that virtue.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
It was seen in the western part of the hemisphere, and was visible only a short time.
"The Rain Cloud or, An Account of the Nature, Properties, Dangers and Uses of Rain" by Anonymous
And it chanced that this Western Hemisphere faced the sun.
"Astounding Stories, July, 1931" by Various
The Storks are largely Old World birds, only three of the some twenty known species inhabiting the Western Hemisphere.
"Color Key to North American Birds" by Frank M. Chapman

In news:

Here's the skinny on the newest golf package deals at properties around the western hemisphere.
IWF 2012 had the look and feel of what it proclaims to be: the largest showcase of machinery, materials, supplies and services in the Western Hemisphere for woodworking and related industries.
Jamey Stillings, a photographer from Santa Fe, New Mexico, tracked the highest perched bridge in the Western hemisphere's final year of awe-inspiring construction, from 2009 to 2010.
Stars of the Western (Mass) Hemisphere.
Alberta researchers unearth Western Hemisphere 's first feathered dinosaurs.
Largest CNC Company In Western Hemisphere Formed.
Access Pan America (accesspanamerica.com) will bring together activists from all the Americas to create the only organization dedicated exclusively to protecting climber access in the Western Hemisphere.
An international summit this month could move the Western Hemisphere toward becoming a free trade zone.
Mr Obama is the President of the USA that is currently the leader of the Free World, and the most powerful country in the Western hemisphere.
With a population of more than 8 million people, Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.
A year after the Jan 12, 2010 quake, the Western Hemisphere's poorest country is still reeling.
The largest intact Byzantine frescoes in the Western hemisphere are quickly approaching their departure date–March 4–to return home to Cyprus after a 28-year stay in Houston.
Proprietor Bill Thomas and bartender Alex Strange of Jack Rose Dining Saloon came on the show to tell us about their whiskey collection, which is the largest in the western hemisphere.
The vehicle is the only zeppelin in the Western Hemisphere and bills itself as.
Face slapping has been around in Thailand for years now and is also popular in the western hemisphere to firm skin.

In science:

This list was first narrowed down to three regions in the western hemisphere, northern Chile, southwestern North America, and Hawaii based on existing information from previous site testing work and general knowledge about the atmosphere.
Thirty Meter Telescope Site Testing I: Overview
The remarkable crowding of SEP events to the western hemisphere of the Sun (at >10◦ east longitude) is consistent with the magnetic connectivity between the particle acceleration site and the Earth, i.e., along the Archimedian spiral9 .
High Energy Solar Particle Events and their Associated Coronal Mass Ejections