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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insignia  \In*sig"ni*a\,  n.  pl  [L.  insigne  pl  insignia,  fr 
  insignis  distinguished  by  a  mark;  pref.  in-  in  +  signum  a 
  mark,  sign.  See  {Ensign},  {Sign}.] 
  1.  Distinguishing  marks  of  authority,  office,  or  honor; 
  badges;  tokens;  decorations;  as  the  insignia  of  royalty 
  or  of  an  order 
 
  2.  Typical  and  characteristic  marks  or  signs,  by  which 
  anything  is  known  or  distinguished;  as  the  insignia  of  a 
  trade 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insignia 
  n  :  a  badge  worn  to  show  official  position 




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