or Baʿath, Baʿth
[ bah-ahth ]
/ ˈbɑ ɑθ /
a socialist party of some Arab countries, especially Iraq and Syria.
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Origin of Baath
From the Arabic word baʿath literally, renaissance
OTHER WORDS FROM BaathBa·ath·ism, nounBa·ath·ist, noun, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for baathism
The New Republic's latest issue includes a wonderful essay by Paul Berman recounting the utter insanity of Baathism.
Fundamentalist Sunni Islam was gaining ground fast in Mesopotamia in the 1990s as Baathism collapsed as an ideology.