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Allegory is a 8 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter Y for which we found 3 definitions.

(n.) A figurative sentence or discourse in which the principal subject is described by another subject resembling it in its properties and circumstances. The real subject is thus kept out of view and we are left to collect the intentions of the writer or speaker by the resemblance of the secondary to the primary subject.
(n.) Anything which represents by suggestive resemblance; an emblem.
(n.) A figure representation which has a meaning beyond notion directly conveyed by the object painted or sculptured.

Syllable Information

The word allegory is a 8 letter word that has 4 syllable 's . The syllable division for allegory is: al-le-go-ry

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