Bahaʾi: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bu-hä'ē, -hī'), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ha•ءis,
  1. a religion founded in Iran in 1863 by Husayn &ain;Alī (called Bahaullah) teaching the essential worth of all religions, the unity of all races, and the equality of the sexes.
  2. an adherent of Baha&hamza;i.
  1. of or pertaining to Baha&hamza;i or Baha&hamza;is.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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