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1. See Chi-Rho.
2. A decoration or ornament in the form of a Chi-Rho or other Christian emblem.

[New Latin Chrīs(tī) mon(ogramma), monogram of Christ : Latin Chrīstī, genitive of Chrīstus, Christ; see Christ2 + Late Latin monogramma, monogram; see monogram.]
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) the monogram and symbol of Christ's name, also known as chi-rho, derived from the initial two letters of the word Christ in Greek
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Both are topped with closed crowns and the one of Navarra has a chrismon as a base, emphasizing the importance of Christianity for the people of Navarra.
With readings and hymns, congregants decorated the church sanctuary with window vases, an Advent wall banner, evergreens, poinsettias, paraments (colored table coverings), choir loft wreath, Nativity set, Advent candelabra and a Chrismon tree.
The traditional Methodist "Chrismon Tree" added to the ambiance and was an elegant reminder of the true meaning of the Christmas season.
As the service was held within the Christmas Tree Festival weekend the theme was based on a Chrismon (Christ's monograms) Tree with the meanings explained of each religious symbol, made during the festival, and placed on the tree within the service.
First Lieutenant Chrismon is the executive officer of the 511th Engineer Dive Detachment.
[2.] Husten CG, Shelton DM, Chrismon JH, Lin YC, Mowery P, Powell FA.
We acknowledge the efforts of many persons involved with study data collection and management and data analysis consultation, including Holly Anger, Pennan Barry, Peter Cegielski, Jeffrey Chrismon, Carla Cueva, Wafaa El-Sadr, Denise Garrett, Jerrie Givens, Anita Musafar, Thomas Navin, Hugo Ortega, Stephanie Ott, Nicolette Palermo, Vicki Randle, Alicia Rodriguez, Marthe Sende, Brian Sizemore, John Stamper, Andrew Vernon, Charles Wallace, Ying Wang, and James Watt.
West Kirby CHRISMON Festival and Christmas Fair at West Kirby Methodist Church, Westbourne Road today from 10.30am-2pm.
(7.) Husten CG, Shelton DM, Chrismon JH, Lin YW, Mowery P, Powell FA.
Gardner, PhD, Smita Ghosh, MS, Michael Iademarco, MD, Philip LoBue, MD, Patrick Moonan, DrPH, Thomas Navin, MD, Jagadheeswari Adhimurthy, MS, Jeffrey Chrismon, Joel Haney, Shonna Luten, Div of TB Elimination, National Center for HIV/ AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC.
These diagonals resolve the problem of the pronounced slope and bestow a type of liturgical consecration on the terrain, further authenticated by a sanctifying scheme of symbolic chrismon. (24) This patterning also refers to the origins of Christianity and the ceremonial consecration gestures for churches and altars.