a low, shrubby evergreen plant, Pachysandra procumbens, having spikes of white or purplish flowers, native to the southeastern U.S. and widely cultivated as a ground cover.
the loyalty of a citizen to his or her government or of a subject to his or her sovereign. loyalty or devotion to some person, group, cause, or the like. Contemporary Examples A higher threshold would force the two to remain in allegiance even amidst serious departures in ideologies. Raising the Threshold or Pulling the […]
the loyalty of a citizen to his or her government or of a subject to his or her sovereign. loyalty or devotion to some person, group, cause, or the like. Contemporary Examples Their allegiances are fleeting and their numbers are growing. Independents Are Growing in Number and Drifting Away From Obama Linda Killian December 8, […]
loyal; faithful. a faithful follower; adherent: allegiants of religious cults.
consisting of or pertaining to ; of the nature of or containing ; figurative: an allegorical poem; an allegorical meaning. Historical Examples The metamorphoses of ancient mythology are founded on this principle, are allegoric. The Life and Writings of Henry Fuseli, Vol. II (of 3) Henry Fuseli I mention it here only to associate it […]