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ODYSSEY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Odyssey mean? 

ODYSSEY (noun)
  The noun ODYSSEY has 2 senses:

1. a long wandering and eventful journey
2. a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy

  Familiarity information: ODYSSEY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ODYSSEY (noun)


Sense 1odyssey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A long wandering and eventful journey

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("odyssey" is a kind of...):

journey; journeying (the act of traveling from one place to another)


Sense 2Odyssey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Instance hypernyms:

epic; epic poem; epos; heroic poem (a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds)


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