Definitions

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

  • Image; icon: iconolatry.

Etymologies

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

Medieval Greek eikono-, from eikōn, image, icon, from Greek, likeness, image; see icon.

Examples

  • Mr. Fiallo is a Dominican-born economist, writer and retired U.N. official.

    The Demise of Third Worldism

  • In the 1950s, culturally sophisticated Havana became the epicenter of the radio culebrone, but the Cuban revolution of 1959 caused a number of well-known women writers of radio soaps such as Caridad Bravo and Delia Fiallo to migrate to Mexico.

    The Emerging Markets Century

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