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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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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Examples

  • 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.

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  • High-jumper Zhu Jian Hua captures bronze medal in International Beijing Marathon, meets with board of directors of National Council for U.S.

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  • 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.

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