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American English: /ˈbaɪˌɡɔn/
British English: /ˈbʌɪɡɒn/

Translation of bygone in Spanish:


  • [literary] (before noun)
    de antaño [literary]
    to let bygones be bygones
    olvidar el pasado
    let bygones be bygones
    lo pasado, pasado está
    Example sentences
    • It is one of the most stunning buildings in the Clyde Valley and clearly belongs to a bygone age of sumptuous extravagance.
    • So once again Europe was simply recalling the glories of the ancient bygone age on behalf of the natives.
    • The Colonel is a self-fashioned sleuth who seems to belong to a bygone era.

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