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Exʹodus

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The Exodus of Israel. The departure of the Israelites from Egypt under the guidance of Moses. We now speak of the Exodus of Irelandi.e. the departure of the Irish in large numbers for America; the Exodus of the Acádiansi.e. the expulsion of these colonists from Nova Scotia in the reign of George II.; etc. (Greek, ex odos, a journey out.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Exequatur
Exercises
Exeter
Exeter Controversy
Exeter Domesday
Exhibition
Exhibition (The Great)
Exies or Axes
Exile
Exit (Latin, he goes out)
Exodus
Exon
Exorbitant
Exoteric
Expectation Week
Experimental Philosophy
Experimentum Crucis (Latin)
Experto Crede
Explosion
Exponent
Exposé (French)

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