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English definition of “iconic”

iconic

adjective     /aɪˈkɒn.ɪk/ US  /-ˈkɑː.nɪk/ formal
very famous or popular , especially being considered to represent particular opinions or a particular time : John Lennon gained iconic status following his death .Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
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