Synecdoche facts for kids
Synecdoche is a term for a figure of speech. Synecdoche is a thing or concept which is indirectly named. It is a form of metaphor in which the whole is substituted for one part or one part stands for the whole. For example,
- America as a synecdoche for the United States (US)
- England as a synecdoche for the entire United Kingdom (UK)
- Great Britain as a synecdoche for the UK
- Holland as a synecdoche for the Netherlands and sometimes the entire Kingdom of the Netherlands
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