American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A departure of a large number of people.
- n. The departure of the Israelites from Egypt.
- n. See Table at Bible.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A going out; departure from a place; especially, the migration of large bodies of people or animals from one country or region to another; specifically, in history, the departure of the Israelites from Egypt under the leadership of Moses.
- n. [capitalized] The second book of the Old Testament, designated by the Jews by its two initial words, or, more commonly, by the second of them, Shemōth. The Greek name Exodus was attached to it in the Septuagint version. The book consists of two distinct portions. The first (ch. i.-xix.) gives a detailed account of the circumstances under which the departure of the Israelites was accomplished. The second (ch. xx.-xl.) describes the giving of the law, and the institutions which completed the organization of the people. Abbreviated Ex., Exod.
- n. A sudden departure of a large number of people.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A going out; particularly (the Exodus), the going out or journey of the Israelites from Egypt under the conduct of Moses; and hence, any large migration from a place.
- n. The second of the Old Testament, which contains the narrative of the departure of the Israelites from Egypt.
- n. a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment
- n. the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by Moses; God gave them the Ten Commandments and the rest of Mosaic law on Mount Sinai during the Exodus
- From Latin, from Ancient Greek ἔξοδος (exodos, "expedition, procession, departure") From late Old English only as a proper noun, Exodus, the biblical book; use as a common noun is from the early 17th century. (Wiktionary)
- Late Latin, from Greek exodos : ex-, out; see exo- + hodos, way, journey. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“The National Party on Tuesday expressed concern at what it called the exodus of twelve experienced, white, male state advocates from the Western Cape Attorney-General's office over the past 18 months.”
“It has released its immigration policy which it says aims to stem what it calls the exodus of New Zealanders.”
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“When the great exodus from the cities around San Francisco Bay began, and while the telephones were still working, I talked with my brother.”
“Yet the district's mammoth deficit has continued to grow during amid the state's downturn and growing pension and debt obligations, and the city's schools are still grappling with longstanding problems, including political battles involving the state, school board and teachers' unions and a long-term exodus by students.”
“The MSM however decided (en masse coincidently) that this demonstrates a mass exodus from the Dem Party while no mention of the larger number of Reps leaving.”
“While the TAC is small in England, with fewer than a dozen churches, the formation of its prelature could lead to a substantial exodus from the Church of England.”
“People living there see a reduced quality of life and an increase in crime, followed by an exodus from the community.”
“Vatican bishops are going into the second week of a synod to discuss the future of Christians in the Middle East, amid scattered persecution and an ongoing exodus from the region.”
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