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  • n  everything that exists anywhere
  • n  people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    the Western world
  • n  all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
    his world was shattered
    we live in different worlds
  • n  the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    he sailed around the world
  • n  people in general considered as a whole
  • n  a part of the earth that can be considered separately
    the outdoor world
    the world of insects
  • n  the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife
    they consider the church to be independent of the world
  • n  all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    all the world loves a lover
  • s  involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    a world crisis
    of worldwide significance

  • From lead in the soil to toxins in the water and radioactive fallout in the air, The Blacksmith Institute has created a list of the world's worst ecological disaster areas.
  • Here's our list of the 100 men and women whose power, talent or moral example is transforming the world.
  • Far beyond the thunder and lightning of the Little Rock crisis, the free world's major nations were caught up last week in a problem that nags more lives than race segregation or.
News & Articles

  • World's oldest person dies at 116 in Japan
    TOKYO (Reuters) - The world's oldest person, 116-year-old Japanese man Jiroemon Kimura, died on Wednesday, Japanese media said. Kimura, who lived in Kyotango near Kyoto in western Japan, had been hospitalized for pneumonia since last month. He became the world's oldest person on December 17, 2012, after the former title holder, a 115-year-old woman from Iowa died, according to Guinness World ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • World sports diary June 12 - July 9
    June 12 (Reuters) - World sports diary from June 12 - July9. - - - - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 SOCCER European Under-21 championship finals, Israel (to 19) TENNIS ATP: Queen's Club tournament, London (to 16) Halle Open, Germany (to 16) WTA: Edgbaston Classic, Birmingham, England (to 16) ATHLETICS Dakar Grand Prix CRICKET ICC Champions Trophy Australia v New Zealand, Birmingham CYCLING Tour of ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • World War II German bomber raised from sea
    A World War II German bomber, likely the last of its kind, has been raised from the bottom of the English Channel and will be restored for display in a British museum.
    June 12, 2013 - CNN

  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    Obama said he came to Cairo "to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world; one based upon mutual interest and mutual respect; and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive, and need not be in...
  • David Villa in The Associated Press
    This is one of the greatest moments for Spain, for us to be in the final of the World Cup, it's history,said Villa, who remains tied with Netherlands playmaker Wesley Sneijder for the tournament scoring lead at five goals apiece. "And we...
  • Wesley Sneijder in USA Today
    We are so close,said Wesley Sneijder, who scored the go-ahead goal. "There is nothing bigger than the World Cup."

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