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significant symbol

noun, Sociology.
1.
a verbal or nonverbal gesture, as a word or smile, that has acquired a conventionalized meaning.
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  • It is that significant symbol of Southern civilization—the Courthouse.

    The Quest for a Lost Race Thomas E. Pickett
  • In the first ages God spake to men in sensible manifestations, in visions of the night, by audible voice, in significant symbol.

  • One great purpose of this world is its use as significant symbol and hint of the world to come.

    Among the Forces

    Henry White Warren
  • Nor did the injunction, nor the significant symbol with which it was accompanied, prove idle in the end.

  • The lotus is the most sacred and the most significant symbol connected with the sacred mysteries of the East.

    The God-Idea of the Ancients Eliza Burt Gamble

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