Pronunciation: (ī"ku-nos'tu-sis), [key]
—pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz"). [key] Eastern Ch.
a partition or screen on which icons are placed, separating the sanctuary from the main part of the church. Also,i•con•o•stasPronunciation: (ī-kon'u-stas"). [key]
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