distinguishing feature

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They became his distinguishing feature, the source of his fame.
In addition to the twin-city formation of Helium, another distinguishing feature is the two immense towers, one of vivid scarlet rising nearly a mile into the air from the center of one of the cities, while the other, of bright yellow and of the same height, marks her sister.
Her face is turned toward me, but no distinguishing feature in it is visible.
The distinguishing feature of Communism is not the abolition of property generally, but the abolition of bourgeois property.
After half an hour or more of rapid racing through the underground passages that are a distinguishing feature of all Barsoomian cities, modern as well as ancient, his captors suddenly emerged into the moonlight of a courtyard, far from the central plaza.
His grand distinguishing feature, the fin, from which he derives his name, is often a conspicuous object.
I will only add that, prior to the appearance of the Constitution, I rarely met with an intelligent man from any of the States, who did not admit, as the result of experience, that the UNITY of the executive of this State was one of the best of the distinguishing features of our constitution.
But these distinguishing features of the rolling prairies had long been interrupted by irregular hillocks, occasional masses of rock, and broad belts of forest.
The problem which we have just listened to, although it can admit of but one explanation, has still some distinguishing features.
Personal faintness, and an overpowering personal candour, were the distinguishing features of Mrs.
There are, of course, innumerable sub- divisions, but the distinguishing features of both categories are fairly well marked.
The victims gave police detailed descriptions of their assailants, but except for one very distinguishing feature on one of the two suspects, their descriptions were pretty much the same as any other two guys on the beach.