Baath

Baath

[bah-ahth]
noun
a socialist party of some Arab countries, especially Iraq and Syria.
Also, Baʿath, Baʿth.


Origin:
< Arabic baʿath literally, renaissance

Baathism, noun
Baathist, noun, adjective
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Ba'ath (bɑːˈɑːθ)
 
n
a variant of Ba'th

Ba'th or Ba'ath (bɑːθ)
 
n
an Arab Socialist party, esp in Iraq and Syria, founded by Michel Aflaq in 1941. It attempts to combine Marxism with pan-Islamic nationalism
 
[C20: from Arabic: resurgence]
 
Ba'ath or Ba'ath
 
n
 
[C20: from Arabic: resurgence]
 
'Ba′thi or Ba'ath
 
adj
 
'Ba′thism or Ba'ath
 
n
 
'Ba′thist or Ba'ath
 
n

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Baath
pan-Arab socialist party, founded by intellectuals in Syria in 1943, from Arabic ba't "resurrection, renaissance."
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