Ex"o*dus (?), n. [L., the book of Exodus, Gr. a going or marching out; out + way, cf. Skr. a-sad to approach.]
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.
The second of the Old Testament, which contains the narrative of the departure of the Israelites from Egypt.
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