An example of a diaspora is the 6th century exile of Jews from outside Israel to Babylon.
An example of a diaspora is a community of Jewish people settled together after they were dispersed from another land.
The African diaspora caused a melding of cultures, both African cultures and Western ones, in many places.
Jews in the diaspora often have a different perspective of anti-Semitism from Israeli Jews.
Origin of diaspora
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek διασπορά (diaspora, “dispersion”), from διασπείρω (diaspeirō, “I scatter”), from διά (dia, “across”) + σπείρω (speirō, “I sow”).
- See diaspora.