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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. allegory: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. allegory: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. allegory: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. allegory: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. allegory: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. allegory: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Allegory, allegory: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. allegory: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Allegory: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. allegory: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. allegory: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. allegory: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. allegory: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. allegory: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. allegory: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. allegory: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Allegory (category theory), Allegory: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Allegory: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. allegory: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. allegory: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. allegory: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. allegory: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. allegory: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. Allegory: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. allegory: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. allegory: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. allegory: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. allegory: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. allegory: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. allegory: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. Allegory: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  32. allegory: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. allegory: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. allegory: Global Glossary [home, info]
  3. allegory: Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric [home, info]
  4. allegory: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]
  5. allegory: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  6. Allegory: Literary Terms [home, info]
  7. Allegory: art glossary [home, info]
  8. allegory: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]
  9. ALLEGORY: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

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

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. allegory: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ALLEGORY: Masonic Dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Allegory: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Allegory: Religious Tolerance [home, info]
  3. Allegory: Glossary of spiritual and religious terms [home, info]
  4. allegory: Postmodern Bible Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Allegory: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]
  6. ALLEGORY: Irivng Hexham's Concise Dictionary of Religion [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Allegory: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]

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

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Quick definitions from WordNet (allegory)

noun:  an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor
noun:  a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
noun:  a short moral story (often with animal characters)

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Phrases that include allegory:   allegory of the cave, allegory of gluttony and lust, allegory of isabella d'este's coronation, allegory of painting, astrological allegory, more...

Words similar to allegory:   fable, allegories, apologue, parable, more...

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