Associations to the word «Diaspora»


DIASPORA, proper noun. The dispersion of the Jews from the land of Israel.
DIASPORA, proper noun. The Jews so dispersed, taken collectively.
DIASPORA, proper noun. A similar dispersion.
DIASPORA, noun. The dispersion of the Jews among the Gentiles after the Captivity.
DIASPORA, noun. Any similar dispersion.
DIASPORA, noun. A group so dispersed, especially Jews outside of the land of Israel.
DIASPORA, noun. The regions where such a dispersed group (especially the Jews) resides, taken collectively.
DIASPORA, noun. Any dispersion of an originally homogeneous entity, such as a language or culture.

Dictionary definition

DIASPORA, noun. The body of Jews (or Jewish communities) outside Palestine or modern Israel.
DIASPORA, noun. The dispersion of the Jews outside Israel; from the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem in 587-86 BC when they were exiled to Babylonia up to the present time.
DIASPORA, noun. The dispersion or spreading of something that was originally localized (as a people or language or culture).

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