- n. The dispersion of the Jews among the Gentiles after the Captivity.
- n. Any similar dispersion.
- n. A group so dispersed, especially Jews outside of the land of Israel.
- n. The regions where such a dispersed group (especially the Jews) resides, taken collectively.
- n. Any dispersion of an originally homogeneous entity, such as a language or culture.
- From Ancient Greek διασπορά (diaspora, "dispersion"), from διασπείρω (diaspeirō, "I scatter"), from διά (dia, "across") + σπείρω (speirō, "I sow"). (Wiktionary)
“Nilufer Bharucha, faculty in the department of English and project coordinator, explained that the term diaspora means to be scattered or dispersed across national boundaries, and has been self-consciously used today by postcolonial theorists to describe those who got displaced from their home owing to colonial politics and post-colonial economic realities.”
“As far as India is concerned, the term diaspora is comparatively a new application.”
“The Lehman diaspora is something that hasn't been seen, at this scale, since Drexel Burnham Lambert was forced into bankruptcy in 1990.”
“Let the minority diaspora from the GOP continue ...”
“And the Palestinian diaspora is perhaps even more disproportionately people with individuals whose property was stolen by the state of Israel in 1948.”
“And the Palestinian diaspora is perhaps even more disproportionately people with individuals whose property was stolen by the state of Israel in1948.”
“I do not know where your forebears come from in diaspora terms, but my Muslim forebears came from Andalusia.”
“The safey of the Jew in diaspora has varied from place to place at any given time, and from time to time within any given place.”
“Arab women living in diaspora have hard questions to answer.”
“Finally, the West Indian diaspora is represented by “Zagriyen. fr” which has garnered only 9 votes - on par with Bondamanjak, a socially and politically-oriented Martinican blog, whose vote tally is also 9 at the time of this posting.”
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