Iron Age

noun

Definition of Iron Age

: the period of human culture characterized by the smelting of iron and its use in industry beginning somewhat before 1000 b.c. in western Asia and Egypt

First Known Use of Iron Age

1845, in the meaning defined above

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

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