What does the word allusion mean?

Usage examples for allusion

  1. Here there is not even an allusion to the Episcopate, and each convention is recognized as absolutely supreme. – Report Of Commemorative Services With The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, 1883-1885. by Diocese Of Connecticut
  2. Making allusion to the width of Florida, a simple peninsula between two seas, they pretended it would not resist the shock, and would be blown up the first time the cannon was fired. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne