Diaspora - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |daɪˈæspərə|  American pronunciation of the word diaspora
Brit.  |dʌɪˈasp(ə)rə|  British pronunciation of the word diaspora

noun

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