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See also: diaspora and diáspora



See diaspora.

Proper noun[edit]

the Diaspora

  1. The dispersion of the Jews from the land of Israel.
    • 1996, Gal Allon, ‎Allon Gal, ‎Jerold S. Auerbach, Envisioning Israel: The Changing Ideals and Images of North American Jews, page 151:
      According to the still common Israeli definition of a Zionist as one who views the Diaspora negatively and considers the settlement of Jews in Israel as essential, the vast majority of American Jews would not be considered Zionists.
  2. (collective) The Jews so dispersed.
  3. (by extension) A similar dispersion.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (similar dispersion): In this sense the term is frequently qualified, for example as “the African Diaspora”.


Further reading[edit]


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  • IPA(key): /diˈaspoʀa/
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Diaspora f (genitive Diaspora, plural Diasporas)

  1. Diaspora

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