Definition of Bronze

An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is hard and sonorous, and is used for statues, bells, cannon, etc., the proportions of the ingredients being varied to suit the particular purposes. The varieties containing the higher proportions of tin are brittle, as in bell meta and speculum metal.
an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin