noun: The act of alluding; indirect reference: Without naming names, the candidate criticized the national leaders by allusion.
noun: An instance of indirect reference: an allusion to classical mythology in a poem. See Usage Note at allude.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
The origin of the allusion is the myth of Philomel who, after her brother-in-law
Every thought that was devoted to it was an extreme anguish, and every word that I spoke in allusion to it caused my lips to quiver, and my heart to palpitate.
The new taxon is named Gamerabaena, and the authors note, under etymology, "'Gamera refers to the fictional, firebreathing turtle from the 1965 movie Gamera, in allusion to his fire-breathing capabilities and the Hell Creek Formation ..."
With sense 2 cf. French morion punishment inflicted on soldiers (1605), so called in allusion to the hat suspended at the end of the shaft of the halberd which held the soldier while the punishment was inflicted.
And there's what I'll call (in allusion to James Thomson's "Seasons") a "long ellipsis": three periods with spaces in between them to indicate when a sentence or more has been removed.