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Symbolic representation   /sɪmbˈɑlɪk rˌɛprəzɛntˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Symbolic representation

noun
1.
Something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible.  Synonyms: symbol, symbolisation, symbolization.






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... opinion among Folk-lore authorities that in this rough drama, which we find played in slightly modified form all over Europe (in Scandinavia it is the Julbock, a man dressed in skins, who, after a dramatic dance, is killed and revived),[25] we have a symbolic representation of the death and re-birth of the year; a counterpart to those ceremonies of driving out Winter, and bringing in Spring, which ...
— From Ritual to Romance • Jessie L. Weston



Words linked to "Symbolic representation" :   emblem, allegory, cornucopia, white feather, oriflamme, crossbones, symbol, representational process, death's head, horn of plenty



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