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Meaning of OLD WORLD

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the regions of the world that were known to Europeans before the discovery of the Americas
  2. [adj]  characteristic of former times especially in Europe; "an old-world cottage"
 
 Synonyms: nonmodern
 
 See Also: eastern hemisphere, orient, region

 

 

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 Related Terms: antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, ceremonious, chivalric, chivalrous, classical, courtly, formal, fossil, fossilized, gallant, Gothic, grown old, knightly, medieval, mid-Victorian, of other times, old-fashioned, petrified, superannuated, Victorian
 

 

 

 

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