bronze age

bronze age
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [bronz eyj]
    • /brɒnz eɪdʒ/
    • /brɒnz eɪdʒ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bronz eyj]
    • /brɒnz eɪdʒ/

Definitions of bronze age words

  • proper noun bronze age The Bronze Age was a period of time which began when people started making things from bronze about 4,000–6,000 years ago. 3
  • noun bronze age a period of human existence marked by war and violence, following the golden and silver ages and preceding the iron age 3
  • noun bronze age a technological stage between the Stone and Iron Ages, beginning in the Middle East about 4500 bc and lasting in Britain from about 2000 to 500 bc, during which weapons and tools were made of bronze and there was intensive trading 3
  • noun bronze age (as modifier) 3
  • noun bronze age a phase of some human cultures, usually after a Stone Age and before an Iron Age, characterized by bronze tools and weapons, specif. such a phase in the Old World c. 3500-1000 b.c. 3
  • noun bronze age a period in the history of humankind, following the Stone Age and preceding the Iron Age, during which bronze weapons and implements were used. 1

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Origin of bronze age

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
First recorded in 1860-65

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Parts of speech for Bronze age


bronze age popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

bronze age usage trend in Literature

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