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Diaspora

Pronunciation: /daɪˈæspərə/

Translation of Diaspora in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • the Diaspora la diáspora
    Example sentences
    • Historically, as we have seen, the concept of diaspora refers to the dispersion of the Jews as a scripturally narrativized spiritual experience.
    • Their experiences contribute another chapter to a small literature on the diaspora of Italian Jews to Australia as a result of Mussolini's racial decrees.
    • During the diaspora, as Jews left Palestine to settle in various parts of Europe, two distinctly Jewish languages emerged.

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