old-world

adjective
\ˈōl(d)-ˈwər(-ə)ld \

Definition of old-world 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Old World especially : having the charm or picturesque qualities of the Old World narrow old-world streets

Old World

noun

Definition of Old World (Entry 2 of 2)

: the eastern hemisphere exclusive of Australia specifically : the continent of Europe

First Known Use of old-world

Adjective

1712, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1596, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of old-world was circa 1596

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old-world

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of old-world

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

old-world

adjective
\ˈōld-ˈwərld\

Kids Definition of old-world

: having old-fashioned charm an old-world village

Old World

noun

Kids Definition of Old World

: the lands in the eastern hemisphere and especially Europe but not including Australia

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