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1. A large medal.
2. An emblem of registration for a taxicab.
3. Any of various large ancient Greek coins.
4. Something resembling a large medal, as:
a. An oval or circular design used as decoration.
b. A painting or an engraving set in an oval or circular frame.
c. A circular portion of food, especially a boneless cut of meat: medallions of veal.
[French médaillon, from Italian medaglione, augmentative of medaglia, medal, from Old Italian; see medal.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. a large medal
2. (Architecture) an oval or circular decorative device resembling a medal, usually bearing a portrait or relief moulding, used in architecture and textile design
3. (Textiles) an oval or circular decorative device resembling a medal, usually bearing a portrait or relief moulding, used in architecture and textile design
[C17: from French, from Italian medaglione, from medaglia medal]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a large medal.
2. something, as an ornament, resembling a medal.
3. a round portion of food, as meat.
[1650–60; < French médaillon < Italian medaglione,medaglia medal]
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|Noun||1.||medallion - any of various large ancient Greek coins|
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
|2.||medallion - a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat); "medallions of veal"|
|3.||medallion - an emblem indicating that a taxicab is registered|
|4.||medallion - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event|
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
Congressional Medal of Honor, Medal of Honor - the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'
Distinguished Service Medal - a United States military decoration for meritorious service in wartime duty of great responsibility
Distinguished Service Cross - a United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy
Navy Cross - a United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy
Distinguished Flying Cross - a United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight
Air Medal - a United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight
Bronze Star, Bronze Star Medal - a United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight)
Order of the Purple Heart, Purple Heart - a United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action
Oak Leaf Cluster - a United States military decoration consisting of bronze or silver oak leaves and acorns awarded to anyone who has won a given medal before
Victoria Cross - a British military decoration for gallantry
Distinguished Conduct Medal - a British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field
Distinguished Service Order - a British military decoration for special service in action
Croix de Guerre - a French military decoration for gallantry
Medaille Militaire - a French military decoration
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medallion[mɪˈdælɪən] N → medallón m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
medallion[mɪˈdæliən] n (= metal disc) → médaillon m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
medallion[mɪˈdæljən] n → medaglione m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
medallion→ ميدَاليةٌ كَبِيرَةٌ medailon medaljon Medaillon μενταγιόν medallón medaljonki médaillon medaljon medaglione 大メダル 큰 메달 medaillon medaljong medalion medalhão медальон medaljong การประดับเหรียญให้ madalyon mặt dây chuyền 大奖章
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