Definition of 'allusion'
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There's only one allusion to it I can think of, in some obscure Renaissance manuscript on the practice of medicine. NIGHT SISTERS (2001)During the meal, deliberately avoiding any allusion to the Ackroyd affair, I had questioned him on his Western adventures. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2001)
Was it yet another Poe allusion destined to fly over her head, or under her radar, or wherever it was that such things flew? IN A STRANGE CITY (2001)
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In Common Usage. allusion is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'allusion'
British English: allusion NOUN
An allusion is an indirect reference to someone or something.
…an allusion to a famous novelist.
Definition of allusion from the Collins English Dictionary
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