Bronze Age

noun

Definition of Bronze Age

: the period of ancient human culture characterized by the use of bronze that began between 4000 and 3000 b.c. and ended with the advent of the Iron Age

First Known Use of Bronze Age

1852, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About Bronze Age

Time Traveler for Bronze Age

Time Traveler

The first known use of Bronze Age was in 1852

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Bronze Age

Cite this Entry

“Bronze Age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bronze%20Age. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Dog Breeds

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!