Meaning of allegory
Pronunciation: (al'u-gôr"ē, -gōr"ē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
- a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through concrete or material forms; figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another.
- a symbolical narrative:Piers Plowman. the allegory of
- emblem (def. 3).
- allegory (Thesaurus)