Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “exodus”

exodus

noun [C usually sing]    /ˈek·sə·dəs/
the movement of a lot of people from a place at the same time : The hurricane warning caused a mass exodus.
(Definition of exodus noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of exodus

Definitions of “exodus” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

chef

a skilled and trained cook who works in a hotel or restaurant, especially the most important cook

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More