old–world

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adjective \ˈōl(d)-ˈwər(-ə)ld\

Definition of old–world

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Old World; especially :  having the charm or picturesque qualities of the Old World narrow old–world streets

First Known Use of old–world

1712


OLD–WORLD Defined for English Language Learners

old-world

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Definition of old–world for English Language Learners

  • : old-fashioned or traditional in a way that pleasantly reminds you of the past


OLD–WORLD Defined for Kids

old–world

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adjective \ˈōld-ˈwərld\

Definition of old–world for Students

  1. :  having old-fashioned charm an old-world village


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