(sometimes capital) (formerly in South Africa) control by White people of non-White people
a socialist party of some Arab countries, especially Iraq and Syria. Contemporary Examples Fundamentalist Sunni Islam was gaining ground fast in Mesopotamia in the 1990s as baathism collapsed as an ideology. The Next Wave of Jihadists Reuel Marc Gerecht March 10, 2010 The New Republic’s latest issue includes a wonderful essay by Paul Berman recounting […]
- Bab ed-din
(the Bab; Ali Muhammad of Shiraz) 1819–50, a Persian religious leader: founder of Bābī.
- Bab el mandeb
a strait between NE Africa and the SW tip of the Arabian peninsula, connecting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. 20 miles (32 km) wide. noun a strait between SW Arabia and E Africa, connecting the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden
Babylon; Babylonia. Historical Examples Marduk cult, 128;religious beliefs more popular than Bab., 153;influence upon Bab. The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow Babylonian