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Babism

[ bah-biz-uhm ]
/ ˈbɑ bɪz əm /
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noun
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Origin of Babism

First recorded in 1840–50; Bāb(ī) + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Babism

Babist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Babism

Babism
/ (ˈbɑːbɪzəm) /

noun
a pantheistic Persian religious sect, founded in 1844 by the Bab, forbidding polygamy, concubinage, begging, trading in slaves, and indulgence in alcohol and drugsCompare Baha'í Faith
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