Belonging to, existing, or occurring in times long past
Of, existing, or occurring in a distant period
An elderly person
Belonging to the early history of the world
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It looked ancient, and he opened it carefully.
It is said that in ancient China, doctors were paid when their patients were well.
The ancient world was a cruel place.
The Ancient Immortal swept by her, his anger palpable.
To Moscow, our ancient Capital!