Definitions

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

  • abbr. Jesus (Greek &Igr;&EEgr;&Sgr;&Ogr;&Ugr;&Sgr; with S for sigma)

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  • Indian Health Service - a Federal US agency.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The more familiar monogram IHS (_IHS_) is the abbreviated form of the

    The Worship of the Church and The Beauty of Holiness

  • Compared with the most-overvalued housing markets nationwide, Eugene ranked 10th in IHS Global Insight's report for the third quarter of 2008.

    Prices fall in Eugene, Ore., but not enough to aid home sales

  • Can I just ask you - on China, you referred to IHS growth numbers for China were 15% annually in the next three years, and then you say that you expect your Chinese sales to grow by 50% in the next three years.

  • Georgetown University says it covered over the monogram "IHS" - symbolizing the name of Jesus Christ-because it was inscribed on a pediment on the stage where President Obama spoke at the university on Tuesday and the White House had asked Georgetown to cover up all signs and symbols there.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • (CNSNews. com) - Georgetown University says it covered over the monogram "IHS" -- symbolizing the name of Jesus Christ -- because it was inscribed on a pediment on the stage where President Obama spoke at the university on Tuesday and the White House had asked Georgetown to cover up all signs and symbols there.

    GOPUSA

  • (CNSNews. com) - As First Lady, Laura Bush spoke at Georgetown University in front of the same "IHS" -- a symbol for the name of Jesus -- that the Jesuit school covered over when President Barack Obama spoke there on Tuesday.

    Clipmarks | Live Clips

  • Georgetown University says it covered over the monogram "IHS" - symbolizing the name of Jesus Christ - because it was inscribed on a pediment on the stage where President Obama spoke at the university on Tuesday and the White House had asked Georgetown to cover up all signs and symbols there ....

    The Corner

  • (White House photo) (CNSNews. com) - As First Lady, Laura Bush spoke at Georgetown University in front of the same "IHS" -- a symbol for the name of Jesus -- that the Jesuit school covered over when President Barack Obama spoke there on Tuesday.

    CNSNews.com Headlines

  • The monogram "IHS" - which comes from the Greek for Jesus - was covered with a triangle of black-painted plywood.

    FOXNews.com

  • "IHS" -- symbolizing the name of Jesus Christ-because it was inscribed on a pediment on the stage where President Obama spoke at the university on Tuesday and the White House had asked Georgetown to cover up all signs and symbols there.

    My Domestic Church

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