emblematic [em′blə mat′ik]
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The definition of emblematic is something that acts as a symbol.
An example of emblematic is the image of a dove representing peace.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
of or serving as an emblem; symbolic
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
or em·blem·at·i·cal adjective
Of, relating to, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.
Origin: French emblématique, from Medieval Latin emblēmaticus, of an emblem, from Latin emblēma, emblēmat-, emblem; see emblem.
- emˌblem·atˈi·cal·ly adverb