the regions of the world that were known to Europeans before the discovery of the Americas
characteristic of former times especially in Europe
"an old-world cottage"
(Biology) Native to the Old World; not found in the Americas; as, old-world monkeys.
Of, or relating to the ancient world or former times
The numerical value of OLD-WORLD in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of OLD-WORLD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Old World meets the New World kind of thing.
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
The political climate has changed, that's hurt cotton's standing, the old world doesn't exist. That's gone with the wind.
We actually use a lot of Old World craft to make these. So the dyes, the printing, the labor, the hand-wrapping makes them really interesting, i love the combination of Old World craft and modern day technology.
Wine in the U.S. in general is expensive. It’s also true of California. In many cases you can get an old world version for much less. That’s a somewhat intractable problem…It’s just expensive to do business in the United States.
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