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Other Emblematic Definition

[adj] serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"
[adj] being or serving as an illustration of a type; "the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action exemplary of his conduct";

Misc. Definitions

\Em`blem*at"ic\, Emblematical \Em`blem*at"ic*al\, a. [Cf. F. embl['e]matique.] Pertaining to, containing, or consisting in, an emblem; symbolic; typically representative; representing as an emblem; as, emblematic language or ornaments; a crown is emblematic of royalty; white is emblematic of purity. -- {Em`blem*at"ic*al*ly}, adv.

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