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adjective as in conservative; traditional

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They only support the decriminalization of the drug, which just became law in the Old Line State.

The old-line Conservatives opened up to new ideas and new voters, yes.

The case is reduced to a rescue of two old-line industrial companies that bend metal in the Midwest.

Old-line media firms such as newspapers, book companies and the major networks may find themselves overmatched.

But all is not well at the old-line American Conservative Union, which throws the annual party.

This massive building, temple and palace in one, was inhabited by the old line of native kings who made Kandy their capital.

His entire service on the road, covering many years, was in connection with the “old Line.”

The stage company (old line) paid the injured passenger a considerable sum in damages, without suit.

If it be dull to read about and to see, it was, at least, the old line which kept back the tide and stood the siege.

On a reasonably clear day, no man could leave our old line unseen from this crest.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to old-line, such as: conservative, traditional, traditionalist, traditionalistic, bourgeois, and die-hard/diehard.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.