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or Baʿath, Baʿth

[bah-ahth] /ˈbɑ ɑθ/
a socialist party of some Arab countries, especially Iraq and Syria.
Origin of Baath
From the Arabic word baʿath literally, renaissance
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Baathism, noun
Baathist, noun, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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pan-Arab socialist party, founded by intellectuals in Syria in 1943, from Arabic ba't "resurrection, renaissance."

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