Meaning of “allusion” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “allusion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"allusion" in American English

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allusionnoun [ C ]

us /əˈlu·ʒən/

literature a brief or indirect reference:

He made some allusion to the years they lived apart.

(Definition of “allusion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)