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Word of the Day — May 2, 2013
May 2, 2013 - Scott Viau
iaspora - die-ASP-or-uh - the dispersion of Jews beyond Israel, and, later, of any people from their original homeland
Example: "Paul Rudnick writing about his fictional family in the NYorker magazine, admitted how he named some of the children: 'Beautiful children - Sonnet, Cascade, Nebula, and the babe, Diaspora. I don't know what 'diaspora' means, but it sounds so pretty, and it was either that or Chipotle.'"
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