Definition of Bronze Age in English:

Bronze Age

Pronunciation /ˈbränz ˌāj/ /ˈbrɑnz ˌeɪdʒ/


  • A prehistoric period that followed the Stone Age and preceded the Iron Age, when certain weapons and tools came to be made of bronze rather than stone.

The Bronze Age began in the Near East and southeastern Europe in the late 4th and early 3rd millennium BC. It is associated with the first European civilizations, the beginnings of urban life in China, and the final stages of some Meso-American civilizations, but did not appear in Africa and Australasia at all