Bāb

[ bahb ]
/ bɑb /

noun

abbreviated form of Bab ed-Din.

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Bab.

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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