iconic sign

i·con·ic sign

signs that acquire their function through similarity to what they signify; for example, a photograph as an iconic sign of the person in the picture.
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It s tremendous that the iconic sign will now become a permanent feature of Brisbane s skyline.
With its iconic sign visible from the East River, Silvercup Studios has been home to famed television productions including HBO's Sex and the City and The Sopranos, 30 Rock, Gossip Girl, dozens of major motion pictures including When Harry Met Sally and The Devil Wears Prada, and hundreds of commercials.
A firefly flashing at dusk is an iconic sign of summer.
Aramark to Flip the Switch and Illuminate Iconic Sign Atop its Hometown Headquarters
Each year we do our best to time the arrival of the lambs with the Easter holidays so that as many people as possible can come along and see this iconic sign of spring.
The tourists, a man and a woman, both 22, were taking pictures of each other in front of the gate to the former Nazi death camp under the iconic sign "Arbeit macht frei," or "Work makes you free," and allegedly raised their right hands in the gesture of a Nazi salute.
The restaurant is gone, but the memories live on--and now, so will the iconic sign.
It's been there for 59 years, it's an iconic sign and people around here would like to see it maintained.
The March is scheduled to begin at 1pm - starting under the iconic sign ARBEIT MACHT FREI and the ceremony at Birkenau will take place at 3:45pm (Polish time).
In antique thought, there was an essential solidarity between the name and its bearer and in some cultures iconicity is the foundation of the religious system and of veneration: the idol, an iconic sign, is a manifestation of sacredness.
Giordano, who owns Maxwell-Silverman's restaurant, bought the iconic sign for about $3,300, according to Deborah Packard, executive director of Preservation Worcester.
As I made my way under The Ritz's iconic sign, two doormen greeted me.