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Ba'th

(bɑːθ) or

Ba'ath

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an Arab Socialist party, esp in Syria and formerly in Iraq, founded by Michel Aflaq in 1941. It attempts to combine Marxism with pan-Islamic nationalism
[C20: from Arabic: resurgence]
ˈBa'thi adj
ˈBa'thism n
ˈBa'thist n
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