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time-hallowed

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Definition of time-hallowed in English:

adjective

Respected or valued through having existed for a long time: time-hallowed traditions time-hallowed texts
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  • It has its ancient mysteries and legends, its time-hallowed conspiracies and secrets both great and petty.
  • Both of the Evening Canticles are in his own idiomatic style, and hark back, in different ways, to ancient, time-hallowed chant.
  • The first assumption to be examined in this context is that single-party government is a time-hallowed British tradition.

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