Nancy Hass reports on her private final days and speaks to friends about what made her such an icon—and such a lively presence.
If there was an icon for young female writers making a go of it in New York City, Nora Ephron was it.
The Myth of Bob Woodward Max Holland, Newsweek Why is this man an American icon?
The congresswoman ended her valedictory to a man she described as “our icon” by saying “Michael Jackson, I salute you.”
So how in the world did he wind up as an icon of liberalism?
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This was the icon that had been brought from Smolensk and had since accompanied the army.
Youssuf Afghian kneeled down before an icon in the corner of the room and prayed fervently.
The crowd round the icon suddenly parted and pressed against Pierre.
In front of the icon the Gentiles said their prayers, on their knees, crossing themselves all the time.
also ikon, 1570s, "image, figure, representation," from Late Latin icon, from Greek eikon "likeness, image, portrait," related to eikenai "be like, look like," of unknown origin. Eastern Church sense is attested from 1833. Computing sense first recorded 1982.