a large medal.
anything resembling a medal in form, used as an ornament, in a design, etc.
a permit issued by a governmental agency to operate a taxicab, usually represented by a small metal identification disk displayed on the taxi.
a tablet, usually rounded, often bearing objects represented in relief.
a member in a decorative design resembling a panel.
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How to use medallion in a sentence
In addition to the usual plastic medallions, stuffed animals and other trinkets, spectators at the Krewe of Muses parade on Thursday caught boxes of coronavirus rapid tests, courtesy of the health department.New Orleans again embraces Mardi Gras — with constraints | Mark Guarino | February 27, 2022 | Washington Post
The mug shot taken at the time of her arrest showed Tichelman wearing a monkey-face medallion.
As he reaches to pick one up, his star-shaped Malcolm X medallion clatters against his necklace of wooden beads.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou | John Ed Bradley | April 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On one side of the silver medallion is a raised image of the outline of the Crimean peninsula.Putin’s Crimean Medal of Honor, Forged Before the War Even Began | Will Cathcart | April 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ten years ago Jay-Z could not have worn his medallion even on a visit to prison, let alone inside of one.
In New York City, a taxi medallion fetches over $1 million.
Is for a couple of copies of my medallion, as gilt-edged and high-toned as it is possible to make them.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
With a few gracious words to medallion, she bowed and drove away, leaving Valmond in the midst of an admiring crowd.
Valmond had purchased a tolerable white horse through medallion.
Contrary to his expectations, she laughed a great deal, then soothed his wounded feelings and advised him as medallion had done.
Stooping, he lifted up Valmond's head, and medallion felt Lagroin's pulseless heart.
British Dictionary definitions for medallion
a large medal
an oval or circular decorative device resembling a medal, usually bearing a portrait or relief moulding, used in architecture and textile design
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