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Exodus

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Éxodus.
Éxody.
n.s. [ἕξοδος.] Departure; journey from a place: the second book of Moses is so called, because it describes the journey of the Israelites from Egypt.

In all probability their years continued to be three hundred and sixty-five days, ever since the time of the Jewish exody at least. Hale's Origin of Mankind.

Sources: Hale, Matthew (49)

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