Iron Age, the

Iron Age, the
`Iron ,Age, the noun
the period of time when people made tools and weapons from iron, starting around 1500 BC, after the Bronze Age

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  • (the) Iron Age — the Iron Age UK US noun the period of time when people made tools and weapons from iron, starting around 1500 bc , after the Bronze Age http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/iron age the.htm Thesaurus: specific periods of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iron Age — n the Iron Age the period of time about 3000 years ago when iron was first used for making tools, weapons etc →↑Bronze Age, ↑Stone Age …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Iron Age — the Iron Age the period of time about 3000 years ago when iron was first used for making tools, weapons etc compare Bronze Age, Stone Age …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Iron Age — This article is about the historical / archaeological period known as the Iron Age. For the mythological Iron Age, see Ages of Man. Iron Age This box: view · talk · …   Wikipedia

  • Iron Age Scandinavia — The Pre Roman Iron Age of Northern Europe, 4th century BC 1st century BC …   Wikipedia

  • Iron age — Iron I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), a. [AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen. See {Iron}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness. [1913 Webster] 3. Like iron in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iron Age India — The Iron Age in the Indian subcontinent succeeds the Late Harappan (Cemetery H) culture, also known as the last phase of the Indus Valley Tradition. There has been fresh evidence for even earlier iron working in India. Technical studies on… …   Wikipedia

  • the Iron Age — a period of time between about 3000 B.C. and 1000 B.C. in which people used iron to make weapons and tools The Iron Age followed the Bronze Age. an Iron Age tool compare BRONZE AGE, STONE AGE • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iron Age Cold Epoch — The Iron Age Cold Epoch (also referred to as Iron Age climate pessimum or Iron Age neoglaciation) was a period of unusually cold climate in the North Atlantic region, lasting from about 900 BC to about 300 BC, with an especially cold wave in 450… …   Wikipedia

  • Iron Age Pig — The Iron age pig is a hybrid between a wild boar, Sus scrofa and a domestic pig, Sus scrofa domestica in order to reconstruct the European prehistoric pig that existed in ancient Europe thousands of years ago. The project started in the early 80s …   Wikipedia

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