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Diaspora

A World Apart

I came across this word a couple of times through news articles reporting on events concerning the Royals.

CBC said, In the Caribbean diaspora, some mourn the Queen while others challenge the monarchy

Essence said, The Caribbean has been ‘a focal point of challenging the … remnants of colonialism,’ says historian

How is it I have not come across this word before?

Wikipedia defines Diaspora as -A diaspora is a population that is scattered across regions separate from their geographic place of origin. Historically, the term was used to refer to the mass dispersion of groups of people from their indigenous territories—specifically the dispersion of Jews from the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah.

There will be changes that probably would have taken place anyway, but a new monarch is also the opportunity for any number of changes.

But I am confused by the diaspora thing. The population that is scattered.

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