Definition of hierogram in English:

hierogram

Syllabification: hi·er·o·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈhī(ə)rəˌgram
 
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noun

A sacred inscription or symbol.
More example sentences
  • This hierogram is the symbol of the serpent, a circle with a snake passing through it, like a needle and thread.
  • The plan on which Abury was built, is that sacred hierogram of the Egyptians and other ancient nations, the circle and snake.
  • This explains the Egyptian reliance on hierograms, the Vedic preference for mandalas and yantras, the Druidical oral tradition and the Gnostic Tarot.

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