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Odyssey

[ od-uh-see ]
/ ˈɒd ə si /
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noun, plural Od·ys·seys for 2.
(italics) an epic poem attributed to Homer, describing Odysseus's adventures in his ten-year attempt to return home to Ithaca after the Trojan War.
(often lowercase) a long series of wanderings or adventures, especially when filled with notable experiences, hardships, etc.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Odyssey

Od·ys·se·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Odyssey

Odyssey
/ (ˈɒdɪsɪ) /

noun
a Greek epic poem, attributed to Homer, describing the ten-year homeward wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
(often not capital) any long eventful journey

Derived forms of Odyssey

Odyssean (ˌɒdɪˈsiːən), adjective
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