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

  • n. A greatly enlarged photograph or series of photographs placed on a wall especially as decoration.

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  • n. A large photograph (or series of photographs) used as a wall decoration


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  • Brooklyn had to settle for a contemporary "shield"—a brightly colored glass circle by Marcus Amerman, Choctaw, decorated with images inspired by Lakota warrior Rain-in-the-Face's magisterial buffalo-hide shield, shown in the large photomural on the opposite wall.

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  • There were a ton of cool things in Dr. El-Baz's office, including a photomural of the space shuttle behind his desk and a cartouche with his name written out in hieroglyphics.

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  • The big sepia photomural of the Fall River plant above the directory, across from the elevators, looked just the same.

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  • An exhibit called "Faces of Texas City" will be a photomural of portraits from the past to current day.

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  • The resulting photomural of the judges seated at a long table has a distinctly

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  • The dominant design feature was a photomural of iconic Madrid buildings, which covered the wall behind the bed and the closet doors.

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  • Others are just why-didn't-I-think-of-that simple, like using old CD jewel cases to create a photomural.

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  • Rottet and Mayfield programmed in more downtime options in the corner gym, where a photomural of driftwood stretches across the ceiling.

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