Meaning of “the Bronze Age” in the English Dictionary


"the Bronze Age" in English

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the Bronze Agenoun [ S ]

uk /ˈbrɒnz ˌeɪdʒ/ us /ˈbrɑːnz ˌeɪdʒ/

Examples from literature

  • Barrows and sepulchral mounds strictly of the Bronze Age are smaller and less imposing than those of the Stone Age. 
  • The implements of the Bronze Age include swords, awls, knives, gouges, hammers, daggers and arrow-heads. 
  • Then followed what is known as the Bronze Age, and we find that the people of this era also worked with clay. 
  • Well, it seems probable that between the Stone Age and the Bronze Age there intervened everywhere, or nearly everywhere, a very short and transient age of copper. 
  • With the round barrows, which belong to the Bronze Age, and contain the remains of a later and more civilised Celtic population, we get far more advanced forms of pottery. 

(Definition of “the Bronze Age” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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