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- n. A medal made of, or having the colour of, bronze, used as a prize for finishing in third place
- n. Finishing in third position.
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- n. a trophy made of bronze (or having the appearance of bronze) that is usually awarded for winning third place in a competition
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Every object in it was something she had squirreled away so many years ago: three buffalo nickels, six Irish ha’pennies, and even a worn shilling; the tarnished bronze medal on a tattered ribbon she’d found in the dirt under the front porch; a rather toothsomely grisly squirrel skull; some interesting fossils excavated from the river bluffs.
High-jumper Zhu Jian Hua captures bronze medal in International Beijing Marathon, meets with board of directors of National Council for U.S.
Alas, he hadn't been able to pursue his military studies at any length, since his time had been taken up with selling wool in London, where he'd won a bronze medal for his wares - and here he pulled it from his pocket, chuckling that it had been some set-down for the smart Londoners, a poor rustic Yankee winning their prize.