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symbolism

sym·bol·ism

symbolism

 
pronunciation:
sIm b lih zm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the practice of expressing things, as in art or literature, by means of symbols.
definition 2: a particular system of symbols.
Christian symbolism.
definition 3: the symbolic meaning or meanings of a thing or event.
the obscure symbolism of her novel
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