Baath

or Baʿath, Baʿth

[ bah-ahth ]
/ ˈbɑ ɑθ /
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noun

a socialist party of some Arab countries, especially Iraq and Syria.

Origin of Baath

From the Arabic word baʿath literally, renaissance

Related formsBa·ath·ism, nounBa·ath·ist, noun, adjective

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Baath

pan-Arab socialist party, founded by intellectuals in Syria in 1943, from Arabic ba't "resurrection, renaissance."

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