- ['bα:bɪz(ə)m]noun a religion founded in 1844 by the Persian Mirza Ali Muhammad, who taught that a new prophet would follow Muhammad. See also Baha'i.DerivativesBabi nounOriginC19: via Pers. from Arab. bāb 'intermediary', lit. 'gate' (taken as a name by the founder) + -ism.
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Babism — Bab ism, Babiism Bab i*ism, n. The doctrine of a modern religious pantheistical sect in Persia, which was founded, about 1844, by Mirza Ali Mohammed ibn Rabhik (1820 1850), who assumed the title of Bab ed Din (Per., Gate of the Faith). Babism is… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
babism — babísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic BABÍSM s. n. curent desprins din islamismul şiit, cu caracter antifeudal şi anticolonial. ♢ doctrina acestui curent. (<fr. babisme) Trimis de raduborza, 03.12.2005. Sursa … Dicționar Român
Babism — (n.) 1850; see BAHA I (Cf. Baha i) … Etymology dictionary
Babism — [bäb′iz΄əm] n. a Persian religion founded c. 1844 by the Bab (Mirza Ali Mohammed): it forbids begging, drinking alcoholic liquors, buying and selling slaves, having more than one wife, etc.: cf. BAHAISM Babist n., adj. Babite … English World dictionary
Bábism — The room where The Báb declared his mission on 23 May 1844, in his house in Shiraz. The Babi Faith (Persian: بابی ها Bábí há ) is a religious movement that flourished in Persia from 1844 to 1852, then lingered on in exile in the Ottoman Empire… … Wikipedia
Babism — Babist, n., adj. /bah biz euhm/, n. Babi (def. 1). [1840 50; BAB + ISM] * * * Religion that developed in Iran around Mīrzā ʽAlī Muḥammad s claim (1844) to be the Bāb. Its beliefs are set forth in the Bayān, a holy book written by the Bāb, which… … Universalium
Babism — noun The doctrine of a modern religious sect, which originated in Persia in 1844 … Wiktionary
Babism — n. Babi, Persian religious doctrine founded in 1844 by Mirza Ali Muhammad of Shiraz, precursor to the Bahai faith … English contemporary dictionary
babism — bab·ism … English syllables
Babism — /ˈbeɪbɪzəm/ (say baybizuhm) noun → Babi Faith … Australian English dictionary