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 an iconic sign and they are doing away with a bit of Newcastle history.
OUR bees aren't just an iconic sign of a British summer, they are vital for pollinating much of the food we enjoy every day, and the wildflowers that decorate our countryside.
What we can do to help bee population OUR bees are not just an iconic sign of a British summer, they are vital for pollinating much of the food we enjoy every day, and the wildflowers that decorate our countryside.
The Citgo brand is especially famous in my hometown of Boston, Massachusetts, where the company's iconic sign has become a landmark in the environs of Fenway Park, where the Red Sox baseball team plays.
Characters live and work below the iconic sign for Five Roses flour, from which the novel, and Rose herself, take their names.
Building plans subject to City approval also include featuring the Aramark logo in a similar manner to the companys iconic sign atop its current 1101 Market Street location.
Thus, the iconic sign which puts in relation the qualitative similarity between the signifier and the referent loses, through articulation, its character of index or clue to affect other types of signs.
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.
Connecting with people and places along the way, he finds the iconic sign everywhere.
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.