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Old World

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishOld WorldˌOld ˈWorld noun   the Old World
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Old WorldMenendez surrounded the Huguenots and carried on a charade following Old World rules.The Gellert Hotel, site of the famous baths, has Old World charm for a little more than $ 200.The habitat of many genera is strictly limited either to the New or Old World.As the dark days of winter engulfed the Old World the Chaos armies struck.He bore a tale of woe from the Old World.As the Elves returned to the Old World in strength, trade between the two realms grew once more.
old-worldˈold-world adjective [only before noun]  PASTOLD/NOT YOUNGan old-world place or quality is attractive because it is old or reminds you of the past The town has retained much of its old-world charm.
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old-worldBut this old-world assumption was clearly dying.But an old-world bias is clear.Level of service is exceptional combining a warm, friendly atmosphere with real old-world charm and high standards of modern facilities.Some, like Pesaro and Senigallia, have grown up around medieval towns and still retain old-world charm.The interior is furnished simply but very pleasantly in keeping with the old-world cottage ambience of the house.There are also some interesting old buildings to see around the Shore and at the old-world fishing harbour of Newhaven.Certainly the grace and old-world tradition of nut trees are an asset to any garden.But George Burt made a lasting impression on the place, after which it was no longer the old-world village it had been.old-world charmSome, like Pesaro and Senigallia, have grown up around medieval towns and still retain old-world charm.Level of service is exceptional combining a warm, friendly atmosphere with real old-world charm and high standards of modern facilities.It retains much of its old-world charms but a newer half of town offers all modern amenities.
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