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[ohld-wurld] /ˈoʊldˈwɜrld/

of or relating to the ancient world or to a former period of history.
of or relating to the Old World:
old-world customs.
characteristic of the Old World; quaint; traditional.
of or characteristic of former times, esp, in Europe, quaint or traditional


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