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(computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface

a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel

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Austin, a devout Catholic, here invites fellow Catholics to make a pilgrimage to Mexico to uncover its cultural identity and Catholic roots, pairing color photos of Christian icons and art with a survey of Mexico's Catholic cultural heritage.
From white marble statues of Greek and Roman gods to gleaming medieval Christian icons to a huge red Ottoman tent, an exhibition devoted to Istanbul seeks to expand French awareness of the city's multicultural heritage in a country deeply skeptical of Turkey's European aspirations.
The public affairs section also financed the Institute for Ethiopian Studies' purchase of Christian icons and Islamic manuscripts for its collections, helping preserve Ethiopia's diverse religious heritage.
We need not resort to garlic or even Christian icons and, in taking the brakes off devolution, we could avoid a stake through our global city's innocent local heart.
Gerrits' works fall under the tradition of Christian icons only with more vivacity and anima that lies within the folds of his personage, colors and textures.
It is known that he assembled a notable collection of Christian icons, Classical and Christian manuscripts, and works of art, including this and other paintings by Bellini.
Just as Roman coins and buildings were erased and transformed as Christian icons, so too our successors will have a job of re-writing history as they re-mint our images.
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