This is parallelled by many traditionary beliefs both general and local.
The former is distinctly apocalyptic in character, and both may be parallelled in what is regarded as purely Semitic literature.
Vigfusson's work was parallelled by the far more thorough researches of the eminent Norwegian philologist, Sophus Bugge.
1540s, from Middle French parallèle (16c.) and directly from Latin parallelus, from Greek parallelos "parallel," from para allelois "beside one another," from para- "beside" (see para- (1)) + allelois "each other," from allos "other" (see alias). As a noun from 1550s. Parallel bars as gymnastics apparatus are recorded from 1868.
1590s, from parallel (n.).
Adjective Of or relating to lines or surfaces that are separated everywhere from each other by the same distance.
Noun Any of the imaginary lines encircling the Earth's surface parallel to the plane of the equator, used to represent degrees of latitude. See illustration at longitude.