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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exodus, hegira, hejira(noun)

    a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment

  2. Exodus, Book of Exodus(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. Exodus(ProperNoun)

    The departure of the Hebrew slaves from Egypt under the leadership of Moses.

    Etymology: From ?ξοδο?, from ?ξ + ?δ??

  2. Exodus(ProperNoun)

    The second of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the second book in the Torah describing the Exodus.

    Etymology: From ?ξοδο?, from ?ξ + ?δ??

  3. exodus(Noun)

    A sudden departure of a large number of people.

    Etymology: From ?ξοδο?, from ?ξ + ?δ??

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exodus(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [L., the book of Exodus, Gr. a going or marching out; out + way, cf. Skr. -sad to approach.]

  2. Exodus(noun)

    the second of the Old Testament, which contains the narrative of the departure of the Israelites from Egypt

    Etymology: [L., the book of Exodus, Gr. a going or marching out; out + way, cf. Skr. -sad to approach.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exodus

    eks′o-dus, n. a going out or departure, esp. that of the Israelites from Egypt (1491 B.C., Usher): the second book of the Old Testament.—adj. Exod′ic.—n. Ex′odist, one who goes out: an emigrant. [L.,—Gr. exodosex, out, hodos, a way.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Exodus

    the book of the Old Testament which records the deliverance of the children of Israel from Egyptian bondage, and the institution of the moral and ceremonial laws for the nation; consists partly of history and partly of legislation.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Exodus

    The Scriptural narrative of the departure of the Israelites from the Land of Bondage.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Exodus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Exodus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Exodus in a Sentence

  1. Amin Awad:

    The latest fighting, whether ground fighting or air strikes did not contribute too much to exodus… across the international border to make them refugees. That did not happen.

  2. Mike Pence:

    This exodus must end. It's a threat to our security, i have a message for the people of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

  3. Mike Pence:

    The rising desperation in Venezuela has fueled a mass exodus, the likes of which we have never seen in the Western Hemisphere.

  4. Emily August:

    It's an evening of stories and performances punctuated by these little ritual Passover moments, the Exodus narrative is replaced by these stories, these personal journeys.

  5. Somalia Nick Kay:

    But scaling back now will crush the hopes of millions of Somalis, endanger peace and security in the Horn of Africa and East Africa, bolster violent extremism globally and risk a renewed exodus of refugees, reducing effort should not be an option.

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