The definition of an iconostasis is a screen decorated with icons that divides the sanctuary of a church from other areas.(noun)
An example of an iconostasis is the wall of images that is found in very traditional churches.
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noun pl. i·co·nos·ta·ses (-sēzˌ)
Origin: From Medieval Greek eikonostasion, shrine
Origin: : eikono-, icono-
Origin: + Greek stasis, a standing; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
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