Science / Astrology / Nova: Literally new star; applied to stars that suddenly appear with great brilliance then fade; an exploding star.

Ars Nova

Entertainment / Music / Ars Nova: Fourteenth century French polyphonic musical style whose themes moved increasingly from religious to secular. MORE

Bossa Nova

Entertainment / Music / Bossa Nova: Brazilian dance related to the samba, popular in the 1950s and 1960s. MORE

Bonarda Novarese

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Bonarda Novarese: Alternate name for Uva Rara grape.. MORE


Business / Finance / Novation: Defeasance whereby the firm's debt is cancelled. MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Breidecker: This cultivar was released by the Geisenheim Research Station, Germany, in 1962. Has the technical name GM 4984. It was derived from a Müller-Thurgau variety cross with the Chancellor (a.k.a Seibel 7 MORE

Cabernet Severnyi

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Cabernet Severnyi: Hybrid red wine V. Amurensis hybrid cross variety created in Russia to withstand cold climatic conditions. Small commercial/nursery acreages currently grown in Nova Scotia (Canada). Vigorous growth wh MORE