Usage examples for emblematic

  1. Today those stars we worship in our flag As emblematic of each sovereign state; Tomorrow we demand the " stars and bars" Supplant them as Imperialistic sign. – 'A Comedy of Errors' in Seven Acts by Spokeshave (AKA Old Fogy)
  2. Below it is placed a great stone, covered with a rich design of that spiral ornamentation peculiar to the ancient Irish- emblematic, it is said, of eternity, without beginning and without end. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  3. Both women sprinkle a line of sacred meal, emblematic of the straight road which the child must follow to win the favor of its gods. – The Religious Life of the Zuñi Child Bureau of American Ethnology by (Mrs.) Tilly E. (Matilda Coxe Evans) Stevenson