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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Greco, El Originally Doménikos Theotokópoulos. 1541-1614. Greek-born Spanish painter of religious works, such as Christ Stripped of His Garments (1579) and Assumption (1577), characterized by elongated human figures, contrasting colors, and deep shadows.

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  • A Greek painter of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries who spent most of his career in Spain (El Greco is Spanish for “the Greek”).

    Greco, El

  • High School and a 1996 Olympic silver medalist in Greco-Roman.

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  • John Greco, Toledo, 6-5, 305, 3rd: Greco is slightly reminiscent of former Toledo standout Nick Kaczur, now the starting right tackle for the New England Patriots.

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  • Harry Lester took top honors in Greco-Roman with a 6-0, 7-0 final victory over Mark Rial at 145.5 pounds.

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  • Report to Greco is his autobiography, and shows the how the passion of the author has driven him thoughout his life.

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  • At this quarry a variety of the so-called Greco scritto can be found.

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  • Reviewing here only Christo-European architecture, that younger sister of the great Masonic movements of the East, it presents the aspect of a huge formation divided into three sharply defined superincumbent zones: the Roman, 2the Greek, and that of the Renaissance, which we would prefer to call the Greco-Romanesque.

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  • Bluetooth SIG says that the Greco is a touchscreen device with quad-band GSM, tri-band UMTS (850/1900/2100 MHz),

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  • The Greco was a perfect wine for the salad, a modified Caesar with the hot Calabrese chili sauce.

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  • The historical Byzantine icon depicts a middle-aged Christ with dark, brown hair to his shoulders, a short beard, regular facial features of the so-called Greco-Semitic type, with large brown or blue eyes, he said.

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