abbreviated form of Bab ed-Din.
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How to use Bāb in a sentence
“Wherever you go there are eyes watching you,” says Ziad, a 19-year-old from al-Bab.Darkness at Noon Prayers: Inside the Islamic Police State | Jamie Dettmer | November 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There were not many moderates around two years ago, as I found in Al Bab then, and there are far fewer now.Who Are These ‘Moderate’ Syrians Obama Wants to Pit Against ISIS? | Jamie Dettmer | September 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Still, amid the uncertainty the residents of Bab al-Salameh do their best to carve a semblance of order into their lives.
Compounding this is the fact that Bab al-Salameh, while significantly safer than most other areas, is still in a war zone.
Nowhere are these disparate conditions more evident than in Bab al-Salameh.
Instead, you have to wear an unbecoming frock like the gentleman in the Bab ballads, and work on the roads.The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
Mother Bab was thinking of her boy and Phœbe, of their gay comradeship.
Afterward, when Mother Bab had been taken away, he sought Phœbe.
She wanted to be with Mother Bab—should he tell her of his love?
Mother Bab delighted in flowers and planted all the old favorites.
British Dictionary definitions for Bab
the . title of Mirza Ali Mohammed 1819–50, Persian religious leader: founded Babism; executed as a heretic of Islam
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