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1876, from Greek diaspora "dispersion," from diaspeirein "to scatter about, disperse," from dia- "about, across" (see dia-) + speirein "to scatter" (see sprout) [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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community of people scattered from their homeland.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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Any place outside of the land of Israel where Jews live. Refers to the fact that Jews were dispersed from the land of Israel by the Romans after the last Jewish War. The Hebrew/Yiddish term for this i [..]
Source: jewfaq.org

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Diaspora is a term used to describe movements in population from one country to another and is often cited in discussions about identity
Source: tate.org.uk

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A diaspora is the permanent displacement of a population from one location to a different location or locations.
Source: familytreedna.com

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From the Greek word meaning dispersion, the term dates back to 556 B.C.E. when Nebuchadnezzar exiled the Judeans to Babylonia and refers to the Jewish communities outside Israel. Displacement:
Source: fcit.usf.edu

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The forced exiles of the Jewish people from Palestine by the Babylonians in the sixth century BCE and by the Roman Empire in the middle of the 2nd century CE.
Source: religioustolerance.org

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 people who live outside of their ancestral home area. The African Diaspora includes people of African descent who live outside of Africa, including the more than 30 million African-Americans.
Source: exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu

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(dI-ASP-er-ah- "is used (without capitalization) to refer to any people or ethnic population forced or induced to leave their traditional ethnic homelands, being dispersed throughout other pa [..]
Source: kristisiegel.com

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dispersal from a homeland.
Source: sci.waikato.ac.nz

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The movement, either voluntarily or forced, or people from their homeland to a new territory.
Source: thebicyclingguitarist.net

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The dispersal of members of a particular ethnic, religious or cultural group beyond their traditional boundaries or home state, or the condition of living so dispersed. Traditionally, the term is spec [..]
Source: academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu

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A Greek word meaning "dispersion," originally referring to the Jewish settlements established in ancient Babylon and Egypt, as a result of commerce and exile after the destruction of [..]
Source: academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu

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The dispersion of a social group from its historical homeland (often applied specifically to the Jewish community).
Source: cw.routledge.com

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(n) the body of Jews (or Jewish communities) outside Palestine or modern Israel(n) the dispersion of the Jews outside Israel; from the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem in 587-86 BC when they w [..]
Source: beedictionary.com

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The dispersal of an ethnic population from its original homeland, and its spreading out across the world, while retaining cultural and emotional ties to its area or nation of origin.
Source: polity.co.uk

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  The term was originally used by the ancient Greeks to mean citizens of a large city who migrated to a conquered land with the purpose of colonization to assimilate the territory into the empire. Later the word was used to refer specifically to the populations of Jews exiled from Judea in 586 BC and from Jerusalem in 70 AD by the Romans. Now the [..]
Source: dot-connect.com

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Diasporas are broadly defined as individuals and members of networks, associations and communities who have left their country of origin, but maintain links with their homelands. This concept covers more settled expatriate communities, migrant workers based abroad temporarily, expatriates with the citizenship of the host country, dual citizens, and [..]
Source: migrationeducation.de

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Diaspora is "the voluntary or forcible movement of peoples from their homelands into new regions...a common element in all forms of diaspora; these are people who live outside their natal (or ima [..]
Source: racialequitytools.org

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the voluntary or enforced migration of peoples from their native homelands.  Diaspora literature is often concerned with questions of maintaining or altering identity, language, and culture while  i [..]
Source: www3.dbu.edu

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those Jews not living in Israel
Source: juf.org

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The exodus and dispersal of a people from their traditional homeland.
Source: mca.com.au

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A scattered or dispersed population.
Source: rgs.org


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