Diaspora

A diaspora (from Greek διασπορά, `scattering, dispersion`) is a scattered population with a common origin in a smaller geographic area. Diaspora can also refer to the movement of the population from its original homeland. Diaspora has come to refer particularly to historical mass dispersions of an involuntary nature, such as the expulsio.....
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diaspora

(from the article `Eastern Orthodoxy`) The Orthodox diaspora—the emigration from eastern Europe and the Middle East—in the 20th century has contributed to modern theological development ...
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Diaspora

[n] - the dispersion of the Jews from Palestine after the Babylonian exile (358 BC)
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Diaspora

• (n.) Lit., `Dispersion.` -- applied collectively: (a) To those Jews who, after the Exile, were scattered through the Old World, and afterwards to Jewish Christians living among heathen. Cf. James i. 1. (b) By extension, to Christians isolated from their own communion, as among the Moravians to those living, usually as missionaries, outside o...
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diaspora

noun the dispersion or spreading of something that was originally localized (as a people or language or culture)
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diaspora

[Noun] A spreading, or scattering, around the world of people with the same culture.
Example: Indians living outside India are known as the Indian diaspora. Origin:Originally used to talk about Jews who lived beyond Palestine and Israel.
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Diaspora

[protozoa] Diaspora is a genus in the phylum Apicomplexa, first described by Leger in 1898. ==Taxonomy== There is one species in this genus - Diaspora hydatidea. This species was isolated from a millipede (Polydesmus species) This genus was created for those Eimeriidae whose oocysts are unknown but have sporocysts each containing a single s...
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Diaspora

[role-playing game] Diaspora is a `Hard` Sci-fi role-playing game based on the FATE engine from Evil Hat Productions. ==History== VSCA Publishing in Canada released the first edition of the science-fiction game, Diaspora in 2009.{rp|426} The game used the third-edition of FATE.{rp|321} Diaspora was one of the FATE games to include a method ...
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Diaspora

[social network] Diaspora (currently styled diaspora* and formerly styled DIASPORA*) is a nonprofit, user-owned, distributed social network that is based upon the free Diaspora software. Diaspora consists of a group of independently owned nodes (called pods) which interoperate to form the network. As of March 2014, there are more than 1 mil...
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Diaspora

[software] Diaspora (currently styled diaspora* and formerly styled DIASPORA*) is a free personal web server that implements a distributed social networking service. Installations of the software form nodes (termed `pods`) which make up the distributed Diaspora social network. The project was founded by Dan Grippi, Maxwell Salzberg, Raphael...
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Diaspora

[video game] Diaspora was a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game created by Altitude Productions. Released from beta in June 2000. By the Christmas of 2000, the game boasted over 35,000 registered user accounts. By April the following year, it peaked at around 70,000 registrations. The game went offline in August 2001. ==Altitude P...
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Diaspora

Di·as'po·ra noun [ Greek .... See Diaspore .] Lit., 'Dispersion.' -- applied collectively: (a) To those Jews who, after the Exile, were scattered through the Old World, and afterwards to Jewish Christians living among heathen. Confer James i. 1 . (b) By extension, to...
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Diaspora

Diaspora (dīăs'puru) [Gr.,=dispersion], term used today to denote the Jewish communities living outside the Holy Land. It was originally used to designate the dispersal of the Jews at the time of the destruction of the first Temple (586 B.C.) and the forced exile [Heb.,=Galut] to Bab...
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diaspora

diaspora 1. The dispersion or spreading of something that was originally localized (as a people or language or culture); the dispersion of a people from their original homeland. 2. The dispersion of an originally homogeneous entity; such as, a language or culture: `The diaspora of English into several mutually incomprehensible languages.” 3. T...
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diaspora

Dispersal of the Jews, initially from Israel and Judah 586-538 BC after the Babylonian conquest (the Babylonian Captivity, or exile); and then the major diaspora following the Roman sacking of...
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diaspora

Dispersal of the Jews, initially from Israel and Judah 586–538 BC after the Babylonian conquest (the Babylonian Captivity, or exile); and then the major diaspora following the Roman sacking of Jerusalem in AD 70 and their crushing of the Jewish revolt of 135. The term has come to refer to all the Jews living outside Israel. `Diaspora&...
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diaspora

dispersion
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Diaspora

Greek word meaning “dispersion.” Refers to the Jewish settlement outside Israel. Can be applied to the dispersion of any race or people.
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Diaspora

Jewish communities outside of Israel.
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Diaspora

Literally the Greek word signifies a scattering or dispersion. Name given to the countries through which the Jews were dispersed after being exiled or deported from their homeland and also to the Jews living in those lands. Also applied to converts from Judaism to Christianity of the early Church living outside of Palestine. -- J.J.R.
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Diaspora

refers to the dispersal of a population from its 'homeland' into other areas
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Diaspora

The dispersal of an ethnic population from an original homeland into foreign areas, often in a forced manner or under traumatic circumstances.
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Diaspora

The dispersion of a religious people outside their geographic homeland, where they must live as a minority among others (Esposito et al. 2012
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Diaspora

the dispersion of Jews among the Gentiles after the Babylonian Exile; or the aggregate of Jews or Jewish communities scattered `in exile` outside ... [15 related articles]
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diaspora

The spreading out of immigrants and refugees from their homeland. Also refers to the expatriate population as a distinct group. The Jewish diaspora began when the Babylonians captured Jerusalem in the 6th century BCE, and gathered pace after the Romans destroyed the city in 70CE.
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