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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. alliteration: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. alliteration: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. alliteration: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. alliteration: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. alliteration: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. alliteration: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Alliteration, alliteration: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. alliteration: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. alliteration: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. alliteration: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. alliteration: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. alliteration: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. alliteration: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. alliteration: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. alliteration: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Alliteration: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Alliteration: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. alliteration: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. alliteration: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Alliteration (f), alliteration: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. alliteration: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Alliteration: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  23. Alliteration: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. alliteration: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. alliteration: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. alliteration: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. alliteration: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. alliteration: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. Alliteration: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. alliteration: Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric [home, info]
  2. Alliteration: Glossary of English Grammar Terms [home, info]
  3. Alliteration: Glossary of Rhetorical Terms with Examples [home, info]
  4. Alliteration: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Alliteration: A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices [home, info]
  6. ALLITERATION: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. alliteration: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. alliteration: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. alliteration: Postmodern Bible Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (alliteration)

noun:  use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse

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Popular adjectives describing alliteration

Phrases that include alliteration:   vocalic alliteration

Words similar to alliteration:   beginning rhyme, head rhyme, initial rhyme, paromoeon, more...

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