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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exode  \Ex"ode\n.  [L.  exodium,  Gr  ?  (sc.  ?  song)  fr  ?  belonging 
  to  an  exit  or  to  the  finale  of  a  tragedy,  fr  ?:  cf  F. 
  exode.  See  {Exodus}.] 
  1.  Departure;  exodus;  esp.,  the  exodus  of  the  Israelites  from 
  Egypt.  [Obs.]  --L.  Coleman.  Bolingbroke. 
 
  2.  (Gr.  Drama)  The  final  chorus;  the  catastrophe. 
 
  3.  (Rom.  Antig.)  An  afterpiece  of  a  comic  description,  either 
  a  farce  or  a  travesty. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exode 
  n  :  a  farcical  afterpiece  in  the  ancient  Roman  theater 




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