Bahai
Bahai Ba*hai" (b[.a]*h[imac]"), n.; pl. {Bahais} (-h[imac]z). A member of the sect of the Babis consisting of the adherents of Baha (Mirza Husain Ali, entitled ``Baha 'u 'llah,'' or, ``the Splendor of God''), the elder half brother of Mirza Yahya of Nur, who succeeded the Bab as the head of the Babists. Baha in 1863 declared himself the supreme prophet of the sect, and became its recognized head. There are upwards of 20,000 Bahais in the United States. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Bahai — Bahaïsme Article connexe : Translittération baha ie. Le bahaïsme aussi connue sous le nom de religion bahá’íe (prononcer baˈhaːʔiː), béhaïsme ou de foi bahá ie a été fondée par le Persan Mirzâ Husayn Alî (1817 1892) en 1863 …   Wikipédia en Français

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