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English definition of “allegory”

allegory

noun [C, U]     /ˈælɪɡəri/
a story, poem, or painting that has a hidden meaning, especially a moral oneTypes of film, play, book etc.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
allegorical     /ˌælɪˈɡɒrɪkəl/ adjective
(Definition of allegory noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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