Bahai

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Bahai of or relating to Bahaism
    • n Bahai a teacher of or believer in Bahaism
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bahai bȧ*hī" A member of the sect of the Babis consisting of the adherents of Baha Mirza Husain Ali, entitled “Baha 'u 'llah,” or, “the Splendor of God”), the elder half brother of Mirza Yahya of Nur, who succeeded the Bab as the head of the Babists. Baha in 1863 declared himself the supreme prophet of the sect, and became its recognized head. There are upwards of 20,000 Bahais in the United States.
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Usage

In literature:

A schism divided the followers of Babism into two sects, Bahais and Ezelis.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Bahais, even Persian Bahais, are familiar with the Bible.
"Bahaism and Its Claims" by Samuel Graham Wilson
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In news:

Centenary. bahai .us/abdul- baha -america for more information on Abdul' baha 's US tour.
Santa Monica' Nat Trives Receives Bahai 2012 Global Justice Award.
Before the revolution all the chairs in Islamic studies were taken by the Jews and that now all the Shi'a studies chairs are taken over by the Bahai 's.
Bahai 's celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Baha 'u'llah.
The Bahais denied these charges.
Far from posing a threat to the Islamic regime, Mahvash and Fariba told me, Iran's estimated 300,000 Bahais are nonviolent and politically impartial.
They felt it their duty to serve not only Bahais but all Iranians.
It was January when the Bahais ' trial began.
However, Egyptian Bahais say they plan to bring other cases to court to win the right to state their religion on official forms.
Egyptian Bahais are not asking for official recognition of their faith, just the right to hold documents on which they don't have to lie.
In Iran, shackling the Bahai torchbearers.
For several weeks last year, I shared a cell in Tehran's notorious Evin prison with Mahvash Sabet and Fariba Kamalabadi, two leaders of Iran's minority Bahai faith.
ISNA's Anti-Semitic , Anti-Bahai Speaker.
Visitors get a brief explanation of the Bahai Faith and then are allowed in the inner sanctuary for quiet contemplation.
Bahais to observe leader's 1912 visit.
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