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exodus

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Definition a departure by a lot of people
  • She refers to the departure of domestic migrants form California as the California exodus.
exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • There was a large exodus of Jews from Arab countries to Israel in the mid-20th century.
  • exodus = departure (of a lot of people)
  • With the camp population drastically diminished by the exodus, Louie had no crowds to hide in.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • This was the biggest exodus in Pashtun history.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • A business-suited exodus emptied the train when we hit 110th Street, the last outpost of affluent Manhattan, and we were finally able to sit down.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • As a rule, a recess meant a general exodus, but today people weren't moving.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • Last night there was no exodus, so tonight before the sundown I took away my garlic and other things.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • Just to be thorough, she peeks in to make sure there are no stragglers, or kids trying to avoid the mass exodus.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • exodus = departure by a large group
  • Packed up their camper on the afternoon of the sixth day with everything they could fit and hit the road, joining a mass exodus to somewhere else, because anywhere else seemed safer for some reason.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • But whether these would-be emigrants didn't bribe Boarderland's border officials generously enough, or Redd had anticipated an exodus among the cowards of the population and made an agreement with King Arch, no one was able to leave.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • Inside Dr. Afzal's van my father was talking to the media, giving a running commentary on the exodus from the valley.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • We were convinced that if the exodus had been managed by the government many more would have died of hunger and illness.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • exodus = departure by a lot of people
  • The major events of the book concern the Exodus, a departure of Hebrew slaves from Egypt, under the leadership of Moses.
    Exodus - Wikipedia  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exodus (retrieved 05/20/06)
  • It has accomplished wonders far surpassing Egyptian pyramids, Roman aqueducts, and Gothic cathedrals; it has conducted expeditions that put in the shade all former Exoduses of nations and crusades.
    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels  --  The Communist Manifesto

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