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Definition of illustration:

  1. A picture designed to decorate a volume or elucidate a literary work.
  2. That which illustrates; a comparison or example intended to make clear or apprehensible, or to remove obscurity.
  3. The act of illustrating; the act of making clear and distinct; education; also, the state of being illustrated, or of being made clear and distinct.


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