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Definition of "exodus" []

  • A departure of a large number of people. (noun)
  • The departure of the Israelites from Egypt. (noun)
  • See Table at Bible. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "exodus" in a sentence
  • "The term exodus can be used because of the impact of the losses will have on the team."
  • "The National Party on Tuesday expressed concern at what it called the exodus of twelve experienced, white, male state advocates from the Western Cape Attorney-General's office over the past 18 months."
  • "It has released its immigration policy which it says aims to stem what it calls the exodus of New Zealanders."