Definition for AL-LIT-ER-A'TION

AL-LIT-ER-A'TION, n. [L. ad and litera, a letter.]

The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of two or more words immediately succeeding each other, or short intervals; as f and g in the following line: Fields ever fresh, and groves forever green.

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