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World: Earth and all life upon it, including human civilization
The world is the Earth and all life on it, including human civilisation. In a philosophical context, the "world" is the whole of the physical Universe, or an ontological world. In a theological context, the world is the material or the profane sphere, as opposed to the celestial, spiritual, transcendent or sacred spheres. "End of the world" scenarios refer to the end of human history, often in religious contexts.

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Prince Harry crowned World’s Sexiest Royal [Video]

Prince Harry crowned World’s Sexiest Royal

Prince Harry may have relinquished his role as a senior British royal, but he’s picked up a new one - World’s Sexiest Royal.

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