bygone era meaning, bygone era definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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bygone  

  ( bygones    plural  )
1       adj   Bygone means happening or existing a very long time ago.  
ADJ n   (=past)  
The book recalls other memories of a bygone age., ...bygone generations.     
2    If two people let bygones be bygones, they decide to forget about unpleasant things that have happened between them in the past.  
let bygones be bygones      phrase  
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See also:

bone, bayonet, bonce, borne

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