[od-uh-see] /ˈɒd ə si/
noun, plural Odysseys 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.
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
c.1600, “Odyssey,” from Latin Odyssea, from Greek Odysseia, name of the Homeric epic poem of ancient Greece, relating the ten-year wanderings of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, after the Trojan War. Figurative sense of “long, adventurous journey” is first recorded 1889.
[od-zoo ks, -zooks] /ɒdˈzʊks, -ˈzuks/ interjection 1. .
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1. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. abbreviation 1. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; an association of 34 nations to promote growth and trade, set up in 1961 to supersede the OEEC Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development