Definition of Baath Party in English:

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Baath Party

Pronunciation: /ˈbäTH ˌpärdē/
(also Ba'ath Party)
A pan-Arab political party founded in Syria in 1943. Different factions of the Baath Party hold power in Syria and formerly held power in Iraq.

Origin

Baath, from Arabic ba῾ṯ 'resurrection, renaissance'.

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Syllabification: Ba·ath Par·ty

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