Definition of dream vision in US English:

dream vision


  • 1The action or fact of seeing someone or something in a dream, especially as a form of prophesy. Also (now chiefly): an instance of this; a vision experienced in a dream.

  • 2A narrative mode, chiefly associated with medieval poetry, in which the author recounts an alleged dream, the subject of which is typically open to allegorical interpretation.


Early 18th century. From dream + vision.


dream vision

/ˈdriːm ˌvɪʒn/