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The fourth method employed by the Brethren was the Diaspora.

In name it was English enough; in nature it was Zinzendorf's Diaspora.

Fifth, there is the Brethren's Diaspora work, which now extends all over Germany.

But the Diaspora was by no means confined to these three centres.

Perhaps there is a lesson to be learnt here by Macedonians in the Diaspora.

They regulated the social and religious affairs of all the Jews in the diaspora.

They exercised wide authority and were appealed to in settlement of the social and religious affairs of the diaspora.

In Palestine the Jews held on to the agricultural life, but in the Diaspora they were merchants and bankers.

Out of this chaos there gradually emerges a new Jewish center of the Diaspora—that of Russia.

The destinies of the great monarchy of the East determined those of the greatest Jewish center of the Diaspora.

WORD ORIGIN

1876, from Greek diaspora "dispersion," from diaspeirein "to scatter about, disperse," from dia- "about, across" (see dia-) + speirein "to scatter" (see sprout). The Greek word was used in Septuagint in Deut. xxviii:25. A Hebrew word for it is galuth "exile." Related: Diasporic.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DIASPORA

exile

noundeportation from a place
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