[ uh-lizh-uh n ]
/ əˈlɪʒ ən /

noun Law.

the striking of one ship by another.

Origin of allision

1625–35; < Late Latin allīsiōn (stem of allīsiō), equivalent to allīs(us) struck at, past participle of allīdere (al- al- + -līd- strike (combining form of laed-; see lesion) + -tus past participle suffix) + -iōn- -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019