What does the word deliverance mean?

Usage examples for deliverance

  1. The cry which issued from the amazed troops was that of a people who beheld the angel of their deliverance. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. Nature at last came to our deliverance. – Across Asia on a Bicycle by Thomas Gaskell Allen and William Lewis Sachtleben
  3. Indeed it may be questioned whether " the style is the point of view" would not be a better form of the famous deliverance than that which, in full or truncated form, has obtained currency. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury