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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The dispersion or spreading of something that was originally localized (as a people or language or culture); The body of Jews (or Jewish communities) outside Palestine or modern Israel.

Usage examples (33)
  • As far as India is concerned, the term diaspora is comparatively a new application.
  • Let the minority diaspora from the GOP continue ...
  • Arab women living in diaspora have hard questions to answer.
  • Indeed, the word diaspora was used most frequently to describe "decomposition". for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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