Definitions for OLD-WORLD

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Old′ World′(n.)

  1. Europe, Asia, and Africa. Europe.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Eastern Hemisphere (def. 1). 1

old′-world′(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the ancient world or to a former period of history.

  2. of or pertaining to the Old World.

Origin of old-world:

1705–15

old′-world′ly(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Old World(adj)

    the regions of the world that were known to Europeans before the discovery of the Americas

  2. old-world(adj)

    characteristic of former times especially in Europe

    "an old-world cottage"

Wiktionary

  1. old-world(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the ancient world or former times

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