What does the word diversity mean?

Usage examples for diversity

  1. It is curious to observe the remarkable diversity in the accounts given by recent emigrants to this country of their treatment, and of the manners and character of the people in the United States and in Canada. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  2. Not only was there a difference of opinion between the two groups of commissioners, but the American government was in doubt about the wisest course to pursue, and grave diversity of opinion existed among the people and in the peace commission itself. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley