Definition of Monogram. Meaning of Monogram. Synonyms of Monogram

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Definition of Monogram

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Monogram Mon"o*gram, n. [L. monogramma; Gr. ? single + ? letter, fr. ? to write: cf. F. monogramme. See Graphic.] 1. A character or cipher composed of two or more letters interwoven or combined so as to represent a name, or a part of it (usually the initials). Monograms are often used on seals, ornamental pins, rings, buttons, and by painters, engravers, etc., to distinguish their works. Monogram. Note: The monogram above, combining the letters of the name Karolvs, was used by Charlemagne. 2. A picture in lines; a sketch. [R.] 3. An arbitrary sign for a word. [R.]
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XP XP [Belongs here in appearance only.] The first two letters of the Greek word XRISTOS, Christ; -- an abbreviation used with the letters separate or, oftener, in a monogram, often inclosed in a circle, as a symbol or emblem of Christ. It use as an emblem was introduced by Constantine the Great, whence it is known as the Constantinian symbol, or monogram. See Labarum.

Meaning of Monogram from wikipedia

- A monogram or wenzel (Polish: Węzeł, "knot") is a motif made by overlapping or combining two or more letters or other graphemes to form one symbol. Monograms...
- Monogram Pictures Corporation is an American film studio that produced mostly low-budget films between 1931 and 1953, when the firm completed a transition...
- The IX monogram or XI monogram is a type of early Christian monogram looking like the spokes of a wheel, sometimes within a circle. The IX monogram is formed...
- Monogram is an American manufacturer of scale plastic models of aircraft, spacecraft, ships, cars, and military vehicles since the early 1950s. The company...
- Monogram is a motif made by overlapping or combining two or more letters or other graphemes to form one symbol. Monogram may also refer to: Monogram (artwork)...
- Monogram Foods is a privately held Memphis, Tennessee-based manufacturer and marketer of packaged and value-added foods. The company, which distributes...
- Monogram is a "combine" by American artist Robert Rauschenberg, made during 1955-1959. It consists of a stuffed goat with its midsection p****ing through...
- A Christogram (Latin Monogramma Christi) is a monogram or combination of letters that forms an abbreviation for the name of Jesus Christ, traditionally...
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- iota Ι and chi Χ, so that this monogram means "Jesus Christ". Another more complicated explanation of this monogram was given by Irenaeus and Pachomius:...
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