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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 al·le·gor·i·cal /ˌæləˈgɔrɪkəl, ˈgɑr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·le·gor·ic Al·le·gor·ic·al a.  Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative.   “An allegoric tale.” --Falconer. “An allegorical application.” --Pope.
    Allegorical being . . . that kind of language which says one thing, but means another.   --Max Miller.
 Al*le*gor*ic*al*ly, adv. -- Al*le*gor*ic*al*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : used in or characteristic of or containing allegory;
            "allegorical stories"; "an allegorical painting of
            Victory leading an army" [syn: allegoric]