Definition of ancient
- ancient customs
- ancient Egyptians
- studied both ancient and modern history
The people in the village still observe the ancient customs of their ancestors.
a grove of ancient oak trees
The practice was more common in ancient times than it is now.
the gods of the ancient Romans
She studied both ancient and modern history.
: very old : having lived or existed for a very long time
: of, coming from, or belonging to a time that was long ago in the past
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