old identity

old identity

n
NZ a person known for a long time in the one locality
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It was by strong effort only that I was able to maintain my old identity; I could not allow myself to forget for an instant, so automatically imperative had become the new personality I had created.
Despite falling short, the rally alone showed head coach Johnedel Cardel that his team is ready to break out of its old identity.
This new clinic is also a re-launch of their old identity clinic located in Marina Walk.
preferred to leave the Whalers in the past, his successor, Tom Dundon, has fully embraced the organization's old identity -- stating his desire for a turn-back-the-clock game within weeks of buying the team in January.
"They have reclaimed some of their old identity and what they're about," explained Gatland.
'This fear of decline in the old identity is also a split of the world coming out of colonisation.
"The bid to make the city modern has been done while preserving the age old identity of the city," the prime minister said.
He said youth especially from Lyari have prominent positions in these sports and these people have maintained the old identity of Karachi.
KARACHI -- Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Commissioner Dr Syed Saif-ur-Rehman said cycle and donkey cart race are oldest sports of Karachi in which youth from different parts of the city take part in large numbers especially youth from Lyari have prominent positions in these sports and these people have maintained the old identity of Karachi.
How much is this about imparting knowledge, and how much is it about using the power of narrative, and the authority of an official museum, to shape a new version of an old identity; perhaps, for instance, a Germany that has come to terms with and moved beyond its past mistakes?