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noun (allegories)
  1. The representation of abstract principles by characters or figures.
  2. A picture, book etc. using such representation.
  3. A symbolic representation.
Translations: 
  • French: allégorie
  • German: Allegorik(de, Allegorie, f}}, n(de, Sinnbild), {{t-, de)f
  • Italian: allegoria(it)f
  • Spanish: alegorí­a
Etymology: Middle English allegorie, from Latin allegoria, from Ancient Greek á (allÄgoria), from á "other" + á "speak".


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