[ dahy-uh-spawr-ik, ‐spor-ik ]
/ ˌdaɪ əˈspɔr ɪk, ‐ˈspɒr ɪk /
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Often Diasporic . of or relating to the Diaspora, the scattering of the Jews to countries outside Palestine after the Babylonian captivity:The diasporic book of Daniel celebrates Daniel's refusal to assimilate to the pressures of the gentile court in Babylon.
Often Diasporic . of, being, or relating to the body of Jews living in countries other than Israel, or those countries collectively:The Encyclopedia of Jewish Cultures provides a picture that encompasses Diasporic forms of Jewish existence, including the shift from sacredly imbued patterns to more secular ones.
Often Diasporic . of, being, or relating to any group that has been dispersed outside its traditional homeland, either involuntarily or by migration:In recent years large numbers of people have fled from Kurdistan, and Kurds now make up a broad range of diasporic communities around the world.
relating to, characterized by, or arising from the social phenomenon of dispersion, constant mobility, and rootlessness:His poems project the turmoil of this particular fractured and diasporic moment, where the unsettled is the norm and all is in continuous flux.
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Origin of diasporic

First recorded in 1895–1900; diaspor(a) + -ic
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