exodus

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek ἔξοδος (exodos, expedition, procession, departure) From late Old English only as a proper noun, Exodus, the biblical book; use as a common noun is from the early 17th century.

Noun[edit]

exodus (plural exoduses)

  1. A sudden departure of a large number of people.
    There was an exodus when the show ended.
    In the movie The Sinking of Japan, virtually all Japanese desperately try to find any form of transportation out of Japan in a massive exodus to flee the sinking country.

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Noun[edit]

exodus m (plural exodussen, diminutive exodusje n)

  1. exodus

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