Bab ed-Din


Bab ed-Din
/bahb" ed deen"/, (the Bab, Ali Muhammad of Shiraz)
1819-50, a Persian religious leader: founder of Babi.
[ < Ar bab al-din gate(way) of the faith]

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  • Bab ed-Din — /bahb ed deen /, (the Bab, Ali Muhammad of Shiraz) 1819 50, a Persian religious leader: founder of Babi. [ < Ar bab al din gate(way) of the faith] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bab ed-Din — [[t]ˈbɑb ɛdˈdin[/t]] n. big (the Bab, Ali Muhammad of Shiraz), 1819–50, Persian religious leader: founder of Babi …   From formal English to slang

  • Bab ed Din — (Persian) gate of faith , title taken by Mirza Ali Muhammed, the Bab, (1819 1850, born Ali Muhammed of Shiraz), founder of Babism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bab — Bab, n. [Per.] Lit., gate; a title given to the founder of Babism, and taken from that of Bab ud Din, assumed by him. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bab — Bab1 [bäb] n. [Pers, contr. < Bāb ud Dīn, lit., Gate of the Faith] a Persian title taken by the founder of Babism Bab2 abbrev. Babylonian …   English World dictionary

  • Bab — /bahb/, n. abbreviated form of Bab ed Din. * * * (as used in expressions) Bab the Bab al Mandab Bab el Mandeb * * * …   Universalium

  • Bab — n. (Arabic) door, gate (often appears as part of the names of places, for example Bab el Mandeb ) Bab ed Din, (1819 1850, born Ali Muhammad of Shiraz), Persian religious leader, founder of Babism …   English contemporary dictionary

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