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Definitions for medallion
məˈdæl yənmedal·lion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. medallionnoun

    any of various large ancient Greek coins

  2. medallionnoun

    a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)

    "medallions of veal"

  3. medallionnoun

    an emblem indicating that a taxicab is registered

  4. decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbonnoun

    an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event


  1. medallionnoun

    A large medal, usually decorative.

  2. medallionnoun

    A cut of meat resembling a medallion.

  3. medallionnoun

    a round or oval frame (often made of Stucco) which contains a plastic or pictorial decoration of a facade, an interior, a piece of furniture or equipment.

  4. medallionnoun

    A circular certificate used in some places to register a vehicle, especially a taxicab

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Medallionnoun

    A large antique stamp or medal.

    Etymology: medaillon, Fr.

    Medalions, in respect of the other coins, were the same as modern medals in respect of modern money. Addison.


  1. medallion

    A medallion is typically a large, flat round piece or plate, often made of metal, and usually bearing an inscription or design, used for decorative purposes on buildings or furniture, or worn as an ornament or symbol of honor or achievement. In other contexts, it can also refer to a permit or license that allows a taxicab driver to operate in a particular city.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Medallionnoun

    a large medal or memorial coin

  2. Medallionnoun

    a circular or oval (or, sometimes, square) tablet bearing a figure or figures represented in relief

  3. Etymology: [F. mdaillion, It. medaglione, augm. of medaglia. See Medal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of medallion in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of medallion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of medallion in a Sentence

  1. Michael Cohen:

    I am one of thousands of medallion owners who entrust management companies to operate my medallions according to the rules of the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission. Gene Freidman and I are not partners and have never been partners in this business or any other.

  2. Brian Whitney:

    They've gamified the system to where you really want to earn that badge, you want to earn that diamond medallion level.

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