old-world Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “old-world” in the English Dictionary

"old-world" in British English

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old-worldadjective [before noun]

uk   us   approving
belonging to or ​typical of a ​period in the past: Much of the ​towncentreretainsits old-world charm, with ​buildingsdating from Shakespeare's ​day.
(Definition of old-world from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Old World" in American English

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Old Worldnoun [U]

 us   /ˈoʊld ˈwɜrld/
the ​part of the world consisting of Europe, Asia, and Africa that Europeans ​knew about before Christopher Columbus ​traveled to the Americas
(Definition of Old World from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “old-world”
in Chinese (Simplified) 旧式的, 古色古香的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舊式的, 古色古香的…
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