There are 2 main translations of Old World in Spanish:

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Old World

noun

  • the Old World
    el viejo continente or mundo

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There are 2 main translations of Old World in Spanish:

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old-world
American English: /ˈoʊld ˈˌwərld/

adjective

  • 1.1
    (atmosphere)
    con sabor antiguo
    (village)
    viejo y pintoresco
    Example sentences
    • Here the ritual of the election night is a quaint old-world tradition closer to pantomime than politics.
    • While electric lights and barricades, in a spirit of technological renovation enable greater study and ensure much-needed protection, they take away the magic and old-world charm that one associates with temple architecture.
    • Sally said: ‘We are enchanted by the quaint old-world atmosphere in Cheam Village and like the idea of tradition and old values.’
    1.2 (European)
    del viejo continente or mundo

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