- Word Combinations (noun)
|part of speech:
||a departure, usu. of a great number of people.
The lack of jobs in the north caused an exodus to the south.
- similar words:
- departure, diaspora, emigration, evacuation, flight, hegira, migration
||(cap.) the departure of the ancient Israelites from Egypt, where they had been enslaved.
The Passover story tells of the Exodus from Egypt.
||(cap.) the second book of the Old Testament, which contains an account of this episode.
The story of the escape of the Israelites is told in Exodus.
||escape, exit, trek