old-world old-world


  • (adj) characteristic of former times especially in Europe


  1. Many wouldn't associate the gleaming campus with Reliance, which blossomed under legendary founder Dhirubhai Ambani in old-world industries such as textile production and .
  2. What happens when old-world craftsmanship collides with harsh new commercial realities? Welcome to Manzano, Italy's chair-production capital, as it is battered by cheaper Chinese .


  1. SALINE: Popular pizzeria moving to downtown location

    Benito’s Pizza may be moving to a new location but expect it to have an old-world, Italian feel with more options for its customers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Saline Reporter

  2. Officials must accept change

    Metro Nashville Public Schools comprises two distinct parts. There is the old-world Metro Nashville Public Schools part, and there's the new world Public Education Paradigm part.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Tennessean


  • "The Ambassador represents all that was right and wrong with India," said Dilip Chhabria, an independent auto designer. "It's a symbol of post-independence India, a sign of power, and has an old-world charm. But it didn't keep pace with...
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Dileep Source: Reuters India

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