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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exodus, hegira, hejiranoun

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

  2. Exodus, Book of Exodusnoun

    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. Exodusnoun

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

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

  2. Exodusnoun

    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. exodusnoun

    A sudden departure of a large number of people.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exodusnoun

    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. Exodusnoun

    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. Stephen Vazquez:

    We enrolled 72 yesterday, she said. Some arrive alone. Each new student costs the district roughly $ 28,000 – an unbudgeted expense of more than $ 70 million, say school officials. It's like adding two elementary schools to our population that we were unable to plan for and project, Pace said. Osceola County is waiting on answers for state and national funding. Even before the storm, Puerto Ricans were fleeing a debt-ridden economy – at the pace of 80,000 a year from an island whose population is just 3.5 million. But now that flight has turned desperate. Half a million Puerto Ricans are expected to come to Florida in the next four years to join the one million already in the state. Mirbelys LaJara and Mirbelys LaJara two daughters are Hurricane Maria victims from Puerto Rico. My children don't have school, don't have work, I don't have nothing, Mirbelys LaJara said. The exodus from Hurricane Maria has added to what already has been in influx of Puerto Ricans in the Orlando area of central Central Florida and students in Orange County district in recent years. And more are expected from the ravaged island, where widespread power outages are continuing and many still lack running water. Here students at Riverdale Elementary School, in Orlando, Central Florida receive supplies. ( Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Eight weeks after the hurricane, much of Puerto Rico remains without power, internet or phone service. Many also lack running water. Stephen Vazquez grew specialty hot peppers and cilantro. I'm kind of stuck in the air, you know, i produce hydroponically as well so without light, water issues, I can't even really produce. A farmer without light or water who has come to Orlando with two pairs of pants and a shirt. Starting from zero.

  2. Steven Deller:

    We had a mass exodus of seasoned, senior people going to the private sector, so the state's economic development arm was out of commission for a long time.

  3. Shah Mehrabi:

    The gravity of the situation is so immense. Every day that passes is going to result in more suffering and more exodus of people.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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