/ (ˈæləˌwiːt) /
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a member of a Shiite sect of Syrian Muslims
of or relating to this sect
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Word Origin for Alaouite
via French from Arabic, from 'alaoui upper, celestial, from 'ala (vb) to excel, surpass
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Example sentences from the Web for Alaouite
We would have had split screens on Al-Jazeera with images of Zionists and Alaouite hordes killing civilians.