2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the dispersion of the Jews from the land of Israel, a similar dispersion, or a people so dispersed. See diaspora. ¹
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Definition of Diasporic
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Literary usage of Diasporic
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1. Reflections on School Integration: Colloquium Proceedings by Mokubung O. Nkomo, Carolyn McKinney, Linda Chisholm (2004)
"Although not new, particular forms of racism have accompanied diasporic movements of the last two centuries and diasporic populations have been both victims ..."
2. Sweet Battlefields: Youth and the Liberian Civil War by Mats Utas (2003)
"There is also a very politically volatile diasporic Liberian community in the ... Generally, political leaders maintain close ties to specific diasporic ..."
3. Expertise in Design: Design Thinking Rresearh Symposium 6 by Yusuf Pisan, Nigel Cross, Ernest A. Edmonds (2003)
"performances from three 'imagined' Australian diasporic communities, resonating for the girl & making sense of her cultural identity and identification with ..."
4. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"Jesus, their first kurios of the "Word""0 or Logos had come, offered a Lamb's sacrifice and gone, leaving the world his primitive diasporic brotherhood ..."
5. One America Indivisible: A National Conversation on American Pluralism and by Sheldon Hackney (1999)
"... an umbrella organization for diasporic national fragments whose members get their identities from, and owe their loyalties to, non-American states. ..."
6. A Reference Grammar of Classical Tamil Poetry: 150 B.C.-pre-fifth/sixth ...by V. S. Rajam by V. S. Rajam (1992)
"It's dimensions constantly change with each influx from every direction but, unlike the snow, it has a perennial, fluid, and diasporic existence in some ..."