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  • n  past events to be put aside
    let bygones be bygones
  • s  well in the past; former
    bygone days

  • At a time when clashes of civilizations warm up in the on-deck circle, this 8-year-old heart dreams of a world as hopeful and intimate as bygone Ebbets Field.
  • I looked into this whole bygone civilization business a few years ago when doing researches for what became, in 1999, a Simon Schuster book titled Atlantis Rising: The True .
  • It was totally over the top, like parties from a bygone age.
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  • Author: Joplin, Galena starting to mine Route 66
    While people may look at Route 66 as a nostalgic bygone, it’s actually a 2,500-mile-long economic corridor to the future. Cities like Joplin and Galena, Kan., are learning to mine the historic route for attractions that result in development, much as they did lead and zinc before the highway arrived here.
    June 12, 2013 - The Joplin Globe
  • Images of Polk Photo Essay: Nostalgic Postcards from Bartow
    They are symbols of Bartow. Historic old homes, such as the L. B. Brown House and what is now The Stanford Inn. Grand old churches that showcase architecture of a bygone, elegant and stately era.
    June 11, 2013 - The Lakeland Ledger
  • Vince Gill and Paul Franklin Embrace 'Bakersfield' Sound on New Album
    Country fans who yearn for the sounds from a bygone era will want to circle the date of July 30 on their calendar. MCA Nashville will release "...
    June 10, 2013 - Billboard

  • Brian Tierney in Washington Post
    We simply can no longer afford the generous pay and benefits of a bygone era, when newspapers dominated the media,Tierney told employees.
  • Brett Kavanaugh in International Herald Tribune
    Judge Brett Kavanaugh, in dissent, wrote that "the FTC's case is weak and seems a relic of a bygone era when antitrust law was divorced from basic economic principles."
  • Wolfgang Thierse in Forbes
    But Wolfgang Thierse, deputy president of the German parliament, said the document was important because it showed that the communist regime's injustice "is not a bygone, completed issue."

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