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Babism

[bah-biz-uh m] /ˈbɑ bɪz əm/
noun
1.
Bābī (def 1).
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; Bab + -ism
Related forms
Babist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for babist

Babism

/ˈbɑːbɪzəm/
noun
1.
a pantheistic Persian religious sect, founded in 1844 by the Bab, forbidding polygamy, concubinage, begging, trading in slaves, and indulgence in alcohol and drugs Compare Baha'í Faith
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Word Origin and History for babist

Babism

n.

1850; see Baha'i.

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