Translation of "the Old World" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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the Old Worldnoun

uk /ˌəʊld ˈwɜːld/ us /ˌoʊld ˈwɝːld/

Asia, Africa, and Europe


old-worldadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈəʊldˌwɜːld/ us /ˈoʊldˌwɝːld/ approving

belonging to or typical of a period in the past

Much of the town centre retains its old-world charm, with buildings dating from Shakespeare's day. 这个城镇中心的许多地方依然保留着古朴的魅力,其建筑可以追溯到莎士比亚时代。

(Translation of “the Old World” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)