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noun [countable] literary     odyssey pronunciation in British English
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  1. a long journey during which many things happen
    Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      a person’s progress from one stage of life or set of beliefs to another

      an odyssey of self-discovery

      a spiritual odyssey

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From The Odyssey, the epic poem by the Greek poet Homer which tells of the wanderings of Odysseus on his way home from the Trojan War.
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