Bridge Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Bridge

  1. Al Sirat fine as razor’s edge, over which all must pass to enter paradise. [Islam: Koran]
  2. Amaurote Utopian crossing; means “faintly seen.” [Br. Lit.: Utopia]
  3. Bifrost rainbow of water and fire for gods’ passage from Asgard to Midgard. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 139]
  4. Bridge of San Luis Rey rope bridge in Andes which breaks, killing five people. [Am. Lit.: Bridge of San Luis Rey]
  5. Brooklyn Bridge suspension bridge spanning the East River from Manhattan to Brooklyn. [Am. Hist.: EB, II: 301]
  6. Golden Gate Bridge suspension bridge in San Francisco spanning the Golden Gate. [Am. Hist.: EB, IV: 607]
  7. London Bridge a bridge spanning the Thames at London; (not the Tower Bridge). [Br. Hist.: EB, VI: 311]
  8. River Kwai Bridge bridge built by British POWs under Japanese orders. [Jap. Hist.: Bridge Over the River Kwai]
  9. Xerxes constructed famed pontoon crossing of Hellespont. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1169]