IHS

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\ ˌī-ˌāch-ˈes How to pronounce IHS (audio) \

Definition of IHS

used as a Christian symbol and monogram for Jesus

History and Etymology for IHS

Late Latin, part transliteration of Greek ΙΗΣ, abbreviation for ΙΗΣΟΥΣ Iēsous Jesus

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