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iconography

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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iconographyi‧co‧nog‧ra‧phy /ˌaɪkəˈnɒɡrəfi $ -ˈnɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  AVthe way that a particular people, religious or political group etc represent ideas in pictures or images Native American iconography
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iconographyWith the worship of Amida, a new Buddhist iconography arose.This vision is frequently depicted in her iconography.Pollock visited the exhibition daily and assimilated its iconography and stylistic innovation.Braque who had been responsible in 1908 for the introduction of musical iconography into Cubist painting was furthermore seriously interested in music.Cowboys and prospectors dominate the neon iconography of the hotels along Fremont Street, the older part of town.It is a milieu of distant anthems and religious iconography.Accurate recordings of nebulae, comets and solar protuberances now extended the iconography of the natural world.Making family portraits and documenting weddings, she learned that photographers occupied a special place in the iconography of domesticity.
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