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iconicadjective

 us   /ɑɪˈkɑn·ɪk/
relating to or ​characteristic of a ​famousperson or thing that ​represents something of ​importance: Scenes of Parisians ​dancing in the ​streetsremain iconic ​images from ​World War II.
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iconicadjective

uk   /aɪˈkɒn.ɪk/  us   /-ˈkɑː.nɪk/ formal
very ​famous or ​popular, ​especially being ​considered to ​representparticularopinions or a ​particulartime: John Lennon ​gained iconic ​statusfollowing his ​death.
(Definition of iconic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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