Definition of Christogram in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkristəˌɡram/

Entry from US English dictionary


A symbol for Christ, consisting of the Greek letters chi (Χ) and rho (Ρ).
Example sentences
  • The most common Christogram is IHS or IHC, derived from the first three letters of the Greek name of Jesus.
  • One of the oldest Christograms is the Chi-Rho or Labarum.
  • The Chi-Rho monogram, or Christogram, combined X and P, the first two letters in the name of Christ.

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Syllabification: Chris·to·gram

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