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The Chi-Rho, a monogram of the first two letters in the Greek word for Christ
The Chi-Rho, a monogram of the first two letters in the Greek word for Christ
'E and L' embroider for clothes and bedding, for a wife by the initials E L or L E
'E and L' embroider for clothes and bedding, for a wife by the initials E L or L E

A monogram is a motif made by overlapping or combining two or more letters or other graphemes to form one symbol. Monograms are often made by combining the initials of an individual or a company, and may be used as recognizable symbols or logos. Image File history File links Image of the labarum from Nordisk Familjebok, public domain. ... Image File history File links Image of the labarum from Nordisk Familjebok, public domain. ... An image of the labarum, with the letters Alpha and Omega inscribed. ... Christ is the English translation of the Greek word (Christós), which literally means The Anointed One. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 437 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (791 × 1086 pixel, file size: 58 KB, MIME type: image/gif) Tillæg til Nordisk Mønster-Tidende. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 437 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (791 × 1086 pixel, file size: 58 KB, MIME type: image/gif) Tillæg til Nordisk Mønster-Tidende. ... In typography, a grapheme is the atomic unit in written language. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


A monogram may have signed the sometimes artistic products (sculptures, pieces of furniture, etc) of craftsmen, especially when the guilds enforced measures against unauthorized participation to the trade. An artisan, also called a craftsman,[1] is a skilled manual worker who uses tools and machinery in a particular craft. ... A guild is an association of persons of the same trade or pursuits, formed to protect mutual interests and maintain standards of morality or conduct. ...


An individual's monogram is often a very fancy piece of art for adorning luggage, clothing, and so forth.


Monograms of the names of monarchs are used as part of the insignia of public organizations in kingdoms, such as on police badges. This indicates a connection to the ruler. Look up monarch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Some monograms, like the interrobang, are not used for companies. These, rather, are used as letters, punctuation, and the like. The interrobang (//) () is a rarely used, nonstandard English-language punctuation mark intended to combine the functions of a question mark and an exclamation point. ...


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Monogram - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (176 words)
Monograms are often made by combining the initials of an individual or a company.
Monograms may be used as recognizable symbols or logos.
Monograms of the names of monarchs are used as part of the insignia of public organizations in kingdoms, such as on police badges.
Monogram Pictures - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (624 words)
Monogram Pictures Corporation was a Hollywood studio that produced and released films, most on low budgets, between 1931 and 1953, when the firm completed a transition to the name Allied Artists.
Monogram is considered a leader among the smaller studios sometimes referred to collectively as Poverty Row.
Mainly Monogram was the home of the motion picture series, producing Charlie Chan, Trail Blazers, Range Busters, Rough Riders, The Cisco Kid, Bomba the Jungle Boy, Joe Palooka (based on the then-popular comic strip), and The East Side Kids, later the Bowery Boys.
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