: a screen or partition with doors and tiers of icons that separates the bema from the nave in Eastern churches
Examples of iconostasis in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebHis mother filled their home with icons, and the family attended St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church, where a large iconostasis stands by the altar.
John J. Miller, National Review, 19 Dec. 2019
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