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noun Baath·ism \ˈbä-thi-zəm\

Definition of BAATHISM

:  the principles and policies of the Baath political party of Iraq and Syria characterized especially by promotion of pan-Arab socialism
Baath·ist or Ba'ath·ist \-thist\ noun or adjective

Variants of BAATHISM

Baath·ism or Ba'ath·ism \ˈbä-thi-zəm\

Origin of BAATHISM

Baath (Party) (part translation of Arabic ḥizb al-baʽath, literally, Renaissance Party) + -ism
First Known Use: 1963


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