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Definition of insignia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

insignia

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsɪɡniə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsɪɡniə//
 
[uncountable + singular or plural verb]
 
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the symbol, badge or sign that shows somebody’s rank or that they are a member of a group or an organization the royal insignia His uniform bore the insignia of a captain. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin, plural of insigne ‘sign, badge of office’, neuter of insignis ‘distinguished (as if by a mark)’, from in- ‘towards’ + signum ‘sign’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: insignia