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odyssey1

Pronunciation /ˈädəsē/ /ˈɑdəsi/

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noun

  • A long and eventful or adventurous journey or experience.

    • ‘his odyssey from military man to politician’
    journey, voyage, trek, travels, quest, crusade, pilgrimage, wandering, journeying
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Origin

Late 19th century from Odyssey.

Main definitions of Odyssey in English

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Odyssey2

Pronunciation /ˈädəsē/ /ˈɑdəsi/

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proper noun

  • A Greek hexameter epic poem traditionally ascribed to Homer, describing the travels of Odysseus during his ten years of wandering after the fall of Troy. He eventually returned home to Ithaca and killed the suitors who had plagued his wife Penelope during his absence.