Meaning of “classical” - Learner’s Dictionary

classical

adjective uk us /ˈklæsɪkəl/
classical music

A2 serious music by people like Mozart and Stravinsky:

Do you prefer classical music or pop music?
TRADITIONAL

traditional in style:

classical and modern dance
GREECE/ROME

relating to ancient Greece and Rome:

classical literature

(Definition of “classical” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)