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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Jewellery
medallionme‧dal‧li‧on /məˈdæliən/ noun [countable]  DCJa piece of metal shaped like a large coin, worn as jewellery on a chain around the neck a silver medallion
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medallionThe celebrant receives a medallion which indicates the length of time that person has abstained from alcohol.A medallion in Hughes Hall portrays her with short hair, an aquiline nose, and a determined chin.A gold medallion, an expression of faith.Pour corn sauce around edge of medallions.The lean, bite-size medallions have plenty of good smoky barbecue flavor.However, this still maintains square frames to the medallions, each of which holds a single, floral device.They flexed their claws on their medallions, up and down the zips of their jerkins.
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