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 (kə-nŏn′ĭ-kəl) also ca·non·ic (-ĭk)
1. Of, relating to, or required by canon law.
2. Of or appearing in the biblical canon.
3. Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure.
4. Of or belonging to a cathedral chapter.
5. Of or relating to a literary canon: a canonical writer like Keats.
6. Music Having the form of a canon.

ca·non′i·cal·ly adv.
can′on·ic′i·ty (kăn′ə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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Adj.1.canonic - appearing in a biblical canon; "a canonical book of the Christian New Testament"
2.canonic - of or relating to or required by canon law
3.canonic - reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality; "a basic story line"; "a canonical syllable pattern"
standard - established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
4.canonic - conforming to orthodox or recognized rules; "the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis
orthodox - adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world"
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For, not to hint of this: that it is an inference from certain canonic teachings, that while some natural enjoyments here shall have no children born to them for the other world, but, on the contrary, shall be followed by the joy-childlessness of all hell's despair; whereas, some guilty mortal miseries shall still fertilely beget to themselves an eternally progressive progeny of griefs beyond the grave; not at all to hint of this, there still seems an inequality in the deeper analysis of the thing.
Cotani superimposed monochromatic bands of colored fabric in a quest for a painting that resisted the medium's conventions while using a recognizable, even canonic, form.
The divergent responses give a good sense of the conflicts that still circle around a thinker whose status at this time is well-neigh canonic but whose meaning is very much in dispute.
Given the opera's unremitting dissonance and the general preference of American audiences for canonic repertoire and tonal harmony, it seems unlikely that Brokeback Mountain will receive a warm welcome from U.
These diaspora cultures created canonic images of the past, he argues, and transformed migrant identities into new forms that also allowed non-migrants to participate in the commemoration of exile and persecution.
The repertoire for the night consisted largely of post-bop numbers composed or arranged by canonic figures such as Art Blakey, Horace Silver and Benny Golson.
This structural soundness is matched by a deep engagement with Enlightenment philosophy, as Kareem provides fresh readings of highly canonic texts.
Medieval archaeology over the past thirty years has challenged the canonic history of the rise of Western Europe.
Tricia Canonic, a friend of Lizzy's mother, had heard about Lizzy's wish to see U2 and decided to set up a CrowdRise campaign that raised $4, 700, enough money to get tickets for Lizzy, her sisters, and her mom to the show; a limo ride to the concert; dinner; and makeovers and outfits for all of them.
En este sentido, el volumen recuerda levemente a una propuesta anterior, Canonic texts in media research (Katz et ali, 2003), que ante las preguntas de "Are there any?
The third and fourth chapters deal with an analysis of the primary sources themselves, that is to say the letters written by the Portuguese while in the New World: Pero Vaz de Caminha's letter to King Dom Manuel, Pero de Magalhaes de Gandavo's Historia da Provincia de Santa Cruz, letters by Jesuit priests, and Gabriel Soares de Sousa's Noticias do Brasil, also alongside canonic literary texts such as Camoes' epic poem The Lusiads, and Clarice Lispector's The Besieged City, or Guimaraes Rosa's The Devil to Pay in the Backlands which are referred to in the conclusion.
The final section describes the transmutation of Hebrew drama and theatre into a secular and liberal enterprise, including the function of mythical mappings in secular drama, the theatrical need for the actualization of foreign canonic drama, and examples of productions that illustrate the Jewish nature of Israeli drama: the Itim Theatre versions of the biblical narrative on the daughter of Jephtah and Georg Buchner's Woyzeck, the Habima Theatre productions of Jean-Paul Sartre's Les Troyennes and Nissim Aloni's The American Princess, and the Cameri Theatre production of Hanoch Levin's Sufferings of Job.