exodus

Part of speech: noun

A departure, as of a multitude, from any place.

Part of speech: noun

The departure of the Israelites from Egypt.

Part of speech: noun

The second book of the Old Testament.

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Usage examples "exodus":

  1. But that's as far as it fits in with the Exodus sentiment. - "When Egypt Went Broke", Holman Day.
  2. Perhaps it was pride- perhaps she never really believed his exodus was distant or complete. - "On the Frontier", Bret Harte.
  3. The exodus from the country to the towns then, as so often in history, was noted by thinking people, but Young says it was merely a natural consequence of the demand for profitable employment and was not to be regretted; but he wrote in a time when the country population was still numerous, and there was little danger of England becoming, what she is to- day, a country without a solid foundation, with no reservoir of good country blood to supply the waste of the towns. - "A Short History of English Agriculture", W. H. R. Curtler.