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emblem

noun allusion, badge, banner, chevron, coat of arms, colors, crest, crown, escutcheon, figure, flag, hallmark, identification, image, indicium, insignia, keepsake, logo, mark, medal, monogram, motto, pennant, regalia, seal, sign, signet, standard, symbol, token
Associated concepts: brand, emblem law, logo, mark, trademark
See also: brand, designation, device, earmark, indicant, indication, indicator, label, manifestation, symbol, token
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The World Trade Center destruction, because of the emblematical nature of the complex and because of the massive killing of citizens, has become more prominent in people's minds than the rest of the attacks, and so 9/11 is more logically attached to this event.
Williams devotes a number of chapters to this aspect of his theme, in which he demonstrates how the issues that travellers chose to describe and their anecdotes of warm and amusing encounters with the Irish people were not only underpinned by condescension and superiority but also affirmed the distinctive and emblematical qualities of Britishness.
For Neale this treatment smacked of animal worship and was "more terribly emblematical of the oppressive yoke of tyranny than anything that 1 know of, at least in my own humble opinion.
When neoclassic socialist realism was having its sway over Malayalam literature, Madhavikutty dared to experiment with a new kind of language - plain, lucid, transparent yet poignant and richly emblematical.
Using the computer and internet is emblematical for most modern people because it brings along the invigorating feeling that one can rule over time and space, giving new strength and dignity.
In the Elizabethan playgoer's mind, the iconic images created by these moments on stage would have resonated with a sheaf of emblematical images, ranging from woodcuts to church murals, in which humor and death colluded to make serious statements about the purpose and the destination of human life.
The earliest known reference to it is a poem 'On an Emblematical Basso Relievo after a famous Picture of Nicolas Poussin, Representing Shepherds pointing to the following Inscription on a Monument in Arcadia: Et in Arcadia Ego' by Thomas Seward (father of Anna Seward, the 'Swan of Lichfield').
For Kingsford, "the needles [in Prince Henry's gown] were to be emblematical of heedful diligence in duty" (Kingsford xxvi-xxvii).