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Ba•ha•'i

(bəˈhɑ i, -ˈhaɪ)

n., pl. -ha•'is,
adj. n.
1. a religion founded in Iran and teaching the essential worth of all races and religions and equality of the sexes.
2. an adherent of Baha'i.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Baha'i or Baha'is.
Also, Ba•ha′i.
[< Persian < Arabic bahā' (Allāh) Bahaullah, literally, splendor (of God) + suffix of appurtenance]
Ba•ha′'ism, n.
Ba•ha′'ist, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bahai - a teacher of or believer in Bahaism
adherent, disciple - someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
instructor, teacher - a person whose occupation is teaching
Adj.1.Bahai - of or relating to BahaismBahai - of or relating to Bahaism    
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On a windy day in Bahai, Chad, an isolated town on the edge of the Sahara Desert, you can hear an approaching airplane long before you can see it.
AmeriCares has also donated medical supplies and equipment, including 30 hospital beds, examination tables, operating room tables and lights, vital signs monitors, and a portable defibrillator to equip a hospital facility in Bahai, Chad.