Why turkey has the same name as Turkey
"escape," 1852, originally in fox hunting, from verbal phrase get away "escape" (c.1300); see get (v.) + away. Of prisoners or criminals from 1893.
: our getaway car/ getaway route/ getaway vacation package
The act of fleeing, esp from the scene of a crime: How about a quiet getaway from this mad scene? (1890s+)
make one's getaway