Diaspora

Updated: 2017-03-27.

Diaspora refers to the flung-out population that comes from the same national or ethnic origin (depending on the usage). For example, the Polish diaspora refers to Polish citizens, descendants, and ethnic Polish living outside of Poland.

In diplomacy, the embassy and consulates, among others, help to keep members of their home countries safe and out of trouble.

Glossary Square Image
« Back to Glossary Index

Send this to a friend