Alaouite



noun
a member of a Shiite sect of Syrian Muslims
adjective
of or relating to this sect
Contemporary Examples

We would have had split screens on Al-Jazeera with images of Zionists and alaouite hordes killing civilians.
Israel And Syria: A Missed Opportunity? Noam Ohana March 4, 2013

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