n. departure of a large number of people
The exodus from the hot and stuffy city was particularly noticeable on Friday evenings.
This exodus prompted the GDR's ruling Socialist Unity Party of Germany to create a five-kilometer-wide restricted area along the demarcation line.
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He mounted the steps from the garden in haste, eager that some prey should not elude him, and forced his way through the crowd in the hall and past the two jesuits who stood watching the exodus and bowing and shaking hands with the visitors.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
But when shells began falling in the streets for the first time, they fled to the cellars, and that night the exodus of women, children and old people from the city began.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context