odyssey Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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odysseynoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈɑd·ə·si/
a long trip or period involving a lot of different and exciting activities, esp. while searching for something: The movie follows one man’s odyssey to find the mother he was separated from at birth.
Translations of “odyssey”
in Chinese (Traditional) 漫長而驚險的旅程…
in Russian странствия…
in Turkish uzun heyacan verici yolculuk/seyahat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 漫长而惊险的旅程…
in Polish odyseja…
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