Definition of allegation:
- accusation (part of speech: noun)
- lawsuit (part of speech: noun)
Is there any possible method of describing the unquestionable greatness and undoubted glory of the country, its resplendent history and its miraculous achievements, in an ascending and cumulative series of epithets and epigrams which shall end truthfully in the resounding allegation, " and the streets of New York are kept clean"?- "From the Easy Chair, series 2", George William Curtis.
Amazed and panic- stricken, the trembling Jews denied the allegation and protested their innocence, to which the Governor- General replied, " Your children are, at any rate; they have become so through the bad education you have given them."- "The Haskalah Movement in Russia", Jacob S. Raisin.
While on many points agreement was found to be possible, and the general principles which should underlie industrial legislation were accorded ready acceptance, there was enough of objection, reservation, and allegation of constitutional difficulty to prevent the conclusion of anything in the nature of an international treaty.- "The Unity of Civilization", Various.