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Meaning of hypallage

hy•pal•la•ge

Pronunciation: (hi-pal'u-jē, hī-), [key]
— n. Rhet.
  1. the reversal of the expected syntactic relation between two words, as in “her beauty's face” for “her face's beauty.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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