Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An extended adventurous voyage or trip.
  • noun An intellectual or spiritual quest.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An epic poem, attributed to Homer, in which are celebrated the adventures of Odysseus (Ulysses) during ten years of wandering, spent in repeated endeavors to return to Ithaca, his native island, after the close of the Trojan war.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An epic poem attributed to Homer, which describes the return of Ulysses to Ithaca after the siege of Troy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An extended adventurous voyage.
  • noun An intellectual or spiritual quest.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
  • noun a long wandering and eventful journey

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After the Odyssey.]

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From Odyssey.

Examples

  • I was stuck on him, but killed it many times with GNS on Brainstem runs Apr 23, 09 at 3: 29pm re: HR6 BG, I tried so many things but it still won't die auroros haku armor gives these skills, but if you dont wanna take the time to get this armor, mix up a few armor pieces for these skills or guard inc alone can still help you kill him easily, you might wanna bring along a few mega juices just in case lol also, bring odyssey blade or odyssey+ to kill him (water SnS, plus water is his prime weakness)

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  • Which brings us to the word "odyssey" itself, a word derived from the name of the adventurous Odysseus who went to war and traveled the world for twenty years, while his wife Penelope stayed at home.

    Mary Pauline Lowry: Art and Adventure: A Manifesto for Women and Grrrls

  • Which brings us to the word "odyssey" itself, a word derived from the name of the adventurous Odysseus who went to war and traveled the world for twenty years, while his wife Penelope stayed at home.

    Mary Pauline Lowry: Art and Adventure: A Manifesto for Women and Grrrls

  • Which brings us to the word "odyssey" itself, a word derived from the name of the adventurous Odysseus who went to war and traveled the world for twenty years, while his wife Penelope stayed at home.

    Mary Pauline Lowry: Art and Adventure: A Manifesto for Women and Grrrls

  • The narrative jumps around restlessly among all these timeframes, but the description Jonas relates secondhand of his father's odyssey is especially evocative ...

    From Dinaw Mengestu, A 'How To' With Few Answers

  • The narrative jumps around restlessly among all these timeframes, but the description Jonas relates secondhand of his father's odyssey is especially evocative ...

    From Dinaw Mengestu, A 'How To' With Few Answers

  • Told first-person by Ygor, this novel chronicles the four-year odyssey from the moment these two men first meet, to the fruition of their ultimate goal: to resurrect human life from dead bodies.

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  • The narrative jumps around restlessly among all these timeframes, but the description Jonas relates secondhand of his father's odyssey is especially evocative ...

    From Dinaw Mengestu, A 'How To' With Few Answers

  • Told first-person by Ygor, this novel chronicles the four-year odyssey from the moment these two men first meet, to the fruition of their ultimate goal: to resurrect human life from dead bodies.

    OT: YGOR

  • The narrative jumps around restlessly among all these timeframes, but the description Jonas relates secondhand of his father's odyssey is especially evocative ...

    From Dinaw Mengestu, A 'How To' With Few Answers

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