1. Noun.  As a proper noun, usually used to refer to the period of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.
  2. Noun.  Ancient times; former ages; times long since past.
  3. Noun.  The ancients; the people of ancient times.
  4. Noun.  (obsolete) An old gentleman.
  5. Noun.  (often, constructed as an uncountable plural) A relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution.

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