What does the word parallelism mean?

Usage examples for parallelism

  1. Parallelism of folded strata for long distances. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  2. 5. Failure to observe parallelism in form. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  3. A trace, and not a slight one, of the mournful sublimity which we admire in the Hebrew prophets, with a similar cadence of " parallelism" in the style, will be noticed in this forest lament. – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale