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Definition of "medallion" []

  • A large medal. (noun)
  • An emblem of registration for a taxicab. (noun)
  • Any of various large ancient Greek coins. (noun)
  • Something resembling a large medal, as: (noun)
  • An oval or circular design used as decoration. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "medallion" in a sentence
  • "This medallion is the second PSWCS has produced and sold for charitable efforts."
  • "But that medallion is headed out again and I'm not about to jinx its mojo by doing something so unnecessary as cleaning it."
  • "I consider myself a fairly well grounded person, but the medallion is one place where I will not try to logically put aside my superstitions and "hinky feelings.""