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What does the word odyssey mean?
Last Updated: 21st April, 2020
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Also question is, what does a Odyssey mean?
Odyssey is a Greek epic poem written by Homer about the long journey of a man named Odysseus, or a long and eventual journey or experience. A spiritual quest is an example of an odyssey. YourDictionary definition and usage example.
Furthermore, what is another word for Odyssey? Words related to Odyssey trek, expedition, sojourn, quest, exploration, adventure, pilgrimage, excursion, voyage, tour, trip.
Besides, how do you use the word odyssey in a sentence?
- My twenty-year odyssey in the army allowed me to visit eighteen countries.
- After enduring a messy divorce, Jill left the country and embarked on an emotional odyssey to rediscover herself.
- Meditation allowed Mohammed to experience a spiritual odyssey.
What is the origin of the word odyssey?
odyssey (n.) c. 1600, "Odyssey," title given to one of the two great epic poems of ancient Greece, from Latin Odyssea, from Greek Odysseia, the ancient name of the Homeric poem telling tales of the ten-year wanderings of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, seeking home after the fall of Troy.