exodus: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ek'su-dus), [key]
— n.
  1. a going out; a departure or emigration, usually of a large number of people: the summer exodus to the country and shore.
  2. the departure of the Israelites from Egypt under Moses.
  3. (cap.) the second book of the Bible, containing an account of the Exodus. Abbr.: Ex.
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