(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
a spongelike cake leavened with yeast and often containing raisins, baked in a small mold and then usually soaked with a rum syrup. Contemporary Examples A group of top officers gathered inside baba Amr to make a final call. Baba Amr’s Last Stand: The Final Days of the Syrian Rebel Stronghold Katie Paul March 4, […]
- Baba au rhum
a baba steeped in rum syrup. Historical Examples He is the pastry-cook at the Netherlands; you should taste his puff-paste and his baba au rhum. A Top-Floor Idyl George van Schaick Make a dough the same as for baba au rhum, but omit the currants. The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book Victor Hirtzler And along […]