Definitions for odysseyˈɒd ə si
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Od•ys•seyˈɒd ə si(n.)(pl.)-seys.
(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 l.c.) any long journey, esp. when filled with adventure, hardships, etc.
a long wandering and eventful journey
a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
An extended adventurous voyage
An intellectual or spiritual quest
An epic poem, ascribed to Homer, that describes the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy.
Origin: From Ὀδυσσεία.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an epic poem by Homer relating the ten years' wanderings of Ulysses (Odysseus) after the fall of Troy, and his return at the end of them to his native kingdom of Ithaca. See Ulysses.