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Of a yellowish-brown colour like that of bronze:‘the beach boys are young and strong with bronze-coloured bodies’
- ‘Its gates were large, wrought of bronze-colored iron, and seemed to Pieta's eyes to reach halfway to the heavens.’
- ‘Not only are the new lanterns brighter, but their thick bronze-colored base, glowing light and antenna-like bird deterrent devices are reminiscent of the 1938 radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds" that panicked the nation with fears of an alien invasion.’
- ‘In every other direction the low curves of the moor, bronze-colored from the fading ferns, stretched away to the sky-line.’
- ‘"It's just really amazing and magical," said Sarah Holmes, who admired the chess piece, a large, faded bronze-colored plastic horse painted to look like metal.’
- ‘The bronze-colored finish with highlights of gold lacquer is original.’
- ‘Overgrowths of fine-grained, bronze-colored siderite are often present on selected faces of the fluorite crystals.’
- ‘The fries were bronze-coloured rather than golden and the cakes' breadcrumb shell was too hard.’
- ‘Witnesses told officers that they saw three men park a bronze-colored car approximately 15 meters from the parked van.’
- ‘It has a bronze-coloured centre and silver coloured border.’
- ‘The firm's most common finish was gold lacquer, but it also produced bronze-colored finishes as well.’
- ‘It's noted for its smoky bronze-coloured foliage and apricot yellow-coloured flowers.’
- ‘The inside layer is either printed glass, reinforced security glass, or copper or bronze-colored mirrored glass.’
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