Definition of Baathism
: the principles and policies of the Baath political party of Iraq and Syria characterized especially by promotion of pan-Arab socialism
Ba'athist\-thist\ noun or adjective
Origin and Etymology of baathism
Baath (Party) (partial translation of Arabic ḥizb al-baʽath, literally, Renaissance Party) + -ism
First Known Use: 1963See Words from the same year
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