Bahaist
noun or adjective see Baha'i

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bahaist — See Bahaism. * * * …   Universalium

  • bahaist — ba·ha·ist …   English syllables

  • bahaist — noun see bahai * * * Bahaˈist or Bahaˈite noun • • • Main Entry: ↑Bahai …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baha'i — noun (plural Baha is) Etymology: Persian bahā ī, literally, follower of Bahā Allāh (from Arabic, splendor of God) Date: 1889 an adherent of a religious movement originating in Iran in the 19th century and emphasizing the spiritual unity of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bahaism — [bə hä′iz΄əm, bəhī′iz΄əm; bähä′iz΄əm, bähī′iz΄əm] n. a modern religion, developed originally in Iran from Babism, that stresses principles of universal brotherhood, social equality, etc. Bahaist [bəhä′ist, bähä′ist] n., adj. * * * See Baha i. * * …   Universalium

  • Bahai —  A religion; the cognate forms are Bahaist and Bahaism. Bahamian. Of or from the Bahamas …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Bahaism — [bə hä′iz΄əm, bəhī′iz΄əm; bähä′iz΄əm, bähī′iz΄əm] n. a modern religion, developed originally in Iran from Babism, that stresses principles of universal brotherhood, social equality, etc. Bahaist [bəhä′ist, bähä′ist] n., adj …   English World dictionary

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