Meaning of dream vision

dream' vi"sion

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  1. a conventional device used in narrative verse, employed esp. by medieval poets, that presents a story as told by one who falls asleep and dreams the events of the poem:Divine Comedy exemplifies the dream vision in its most developed form. Also called Dante's
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