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Definitions of symbolic:
  • adjective:   relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols
    Example: "Symbolic logic"
  • adjective:   using symbolism
    Example: "Symbolic art"
  • adjective:   serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
    Example: "The spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"

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