old´-world´ly


old´-world´ly
old-world «OHLD WURLD», adjective.
1. Also, Old-World. of or having to do with the Eastern Hemisphere; not of the New World; not American: »

old-world monkeys, old-world folk songs.

2. belonging to or characteristic of a former period: »

old-world courtesy.

3. of or having to do with the ancient world: »

The mammoth was an old-world elephant.

old´-world´ly, adverb.
Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia; Eastern Hemisphere.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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