—used to say that something has come to be considered one of the best of its kind
—used to say that something is an example of excellence
—used to describe something that has been popular for a long time
: something that has been considered to be excellent for a long time
classics : the study of the literature, language, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome
: a traditional event
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