- Jews living outside Israel.
- the dispersion of the Jews beyond Israel.
- the dispersion of any people from their original homeland:
“the diaspora of boat people from Asia”
- the people so dispersed:
“the Ukrainian diaspora flocked back to Kiev”
A diaspora is a scattered population with a common origin in a smaller geographic locale. Diaspora can also refer to the movement of the population from its original homeland.⌇ wiki/Diaspora
Greek, from diaspeirein ‘disperse,’ from dia ‘across’ + speirein ‘scatter.’ The term originated in the Septuagint (Deuteronomy 28:25) in the phrase esē diaspora en pasais basileias tēs gēs ‘thou shalt be a dispersion in all kingdoms of the earth.’ First Known Use: 1881
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