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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. allusion: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. allusion: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. allusion: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. allusion: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. allusion: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. allusion: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Allusion, allusion: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. allusion: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. allusion: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. allusion: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. allusion: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. allusion: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. allusion: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. allusion: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. allusion: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. allusion: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Allusion: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Allusion: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. allusion: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. allusion: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. allusion, allusion (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. allusion: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. allusion: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. allusion: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. allusion: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. allusion: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. allusion: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Allusion: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. allusion: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. allusion: Global Glossary [home, info]
  3. Allusion: A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices [home, info]
  4. allusion: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]
  5. ALLUSION: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. allusion: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. allusion: Sound Alike Words [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. allusion: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. allusion: Postmodern Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. allusion: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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noun:  passing reference or indirect mention

▸ Also see allusiveness
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Phrases that include allusion:   classical allusion, faire une allusion, make allusion to, make an allusion more...

Words similar to allusion:   allusive, allusively, allusiveness, hint, more...

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