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Baath

or Baʿath, Baʿth

[bah-ahth] /ˈbɑ ɑθ/
noun
1.
a socialist party of some Arab countries, especially Iraq and Syria.
Origin of Baath
From the Arabic word baʿath literally, renaissance
Related forms
Baathism, noun
Baathist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ba'ath

Ba'ath

/bɑːˈɑːθ/
noun
1.
a variant of Ba'th
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Word Origin and History for ba'ath

Baath

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

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