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ἀλληγορ-ία , ,
A.allegory, veiled language, Cic.Att.2.20.3 (pl.) :—allegorical exposition of mythical legends, Plu.2.19e ; “κατ᾽ ἀλληγορίανLongin.9.7.
II. figurative, metaphorical language, Demetr.Eloc.99, Cic.Orat.27.94, Quint.Inst.8.6.44 ; “χρῆσθαι μεταφοραῖς -γορίαιςPhld.Rh.1.174 S., cf. 164 S.
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    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 2.20.3
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