Related to Bahaullah: Baha'i, Bahá'u'lláh


 (bä-hä′o͝o-lä′) Originally Mirza Huseyn Ali. 1817-1892.
Persian religious leader who was a follower of the Bab and founded the Baha'i religion (1863).

[Arabic bahā'u llāh, splendor of God : bahā', splendor (from bahā, to become empty, become beautiful; see bhw in Semitic roots) + allāh, God; see Allah.]
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(bɑˈhɑ ʊlˈlɑ)

(Husayn ‘Alī), 1817-92, Persian religious leader: founder of Baha'i.
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