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Diaspora

 

The term diaspora means dispersion.

Webster Definition for "diaspora"

di.as.po.ra \di--'as-p(*-)r*\ n [Gk, dispersion, fr. diaspeirein to scatter, fr. dia- + speirein] to sow cap 1a: the settling of scattered colonies of Jews outside Palestine after the Babylonian exile 1b: the area outside Palestine settled by Jews 1c: the Jews living outside Palestine or modern Israel 2: a dispersion abroad

Additional Links about the Diaspora

What exactly is the African Diaspora?
The Story of the African Diaspora
A fascinating article on The Economics of the African Slave Trade


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