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al•lu•sion



Pronunciation: (u-lOO'zhun), [key]
n.
1. a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication: an allusion to Shakespeare.
2. the act of alluding.
3. Obs.a metaphor; parable.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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