[ uh-luhnj; French a-lawnzh ]
/ əˈlʌndʒ; French aˈlɔ̃ʒ /
noun, plural al·long·es [uh-luhn-jiz; French a-lawnzh] /əˈlʌn dʒɪz; French aˈlɔ̃ʒ/. Law.
a paper annexed to a negotiable instrument, for endorsements too numerous or lengthy to be contained in the original.
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Origin of allonge
1860–65; < French: lengthening; see lunge1
Words nearby allonge
Definition for allonge (2 of 2)
[ French a-lawn-zhey ]
/ French a lɔ̃ˈʒeɪ /
performed with the body and one arm stretched forward: an arabesque allongé.
Origin of allongé
1660–70; < French: literally, extended, lengthened, past participle of allonger
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