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Fame

cardinal flower
traditional symbol of eminence. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 290]
daphne
traditional symbol of fame. [Plant Symbolism: Jobes, 414]
Grauman’s Chinese Theater
famous for the imprints of movie stars’ footprints in its forecourt. [Am. Cinema: Payton, 284.]
Halls of Fame
national shrines honoring outstanding individuals in a particular field (baseball, football, acting, Great Americans, etc.). [Am. Culture: WB, 9, 22–23]
Lady Fame
capriciously distributes fame and slander. [Br. Lit.: Chaucer The House of Fame in Benét, 479]
Madame Tussaud’s Waxworks
representation by a wax figure in this London museum is a sure sign of notoriety. [Pop. Culture: EB (1963) XXII, 634]
trumpet
attribute of fame personified. [Art: Hall, 119]
trumpet flower
indicates notoriety. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
Who’s Who
biographical dictionary of notable living people. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 922]
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