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Bāb

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noun
abbreviated form of Bab ed-Din.
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Bab.

abbreviation
Babylon; Babylonia.
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British Dictionary definitions for Bāb

Bab
/ (bɑːb) /

noun
the . title of Mirza Ali Mohammed 1819–50, Persian religious leader: founded Babism; executed as a heretic of Islam

Word Origin for Bab

from Persian bāb gate, from Arabic
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