Definition of alliteration noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

alliteration

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˌlɪt̮əˈreɪʃn//
 
[uncountable](technology)
 
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the use of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words that are close together, as in sing a song of sixpence
alliterative
 
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NAmE//əˈlit̮ərətɪv//
 
, NAmE//‑ˌreɪt̮ɪv//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: alliteration