Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Babism (which see).

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Examples

  • Small-town main streets are lined with delicate, statuary-festooned temple compounds, the roadside stands along the way are mostly seasonal ones for durian and jackfruit (which I sample along with, strangely enough, an avid Chinese couple from Los Angeles), and the pit stops now include one called Babi Guling (Suckling Pig) Obama.

    One Hour Out: Bali

  • Then the Bubis26 — as the inhabitants on Fernando Po are called, from a confusion arising in the minds of the sailors calling at Fernando Po, between their stupidity and their word Babi = stranger, which they use as a word of greeting — these Bubis are undoubtedly a very early African race.

    Travels in West Africa

  • On the way back to Moscow we stopped in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, most of whose Jews had died during the Nazi occupation in what was known as the Babi Yar massacre.

    Staying Tuned

  • Po, between their stupidity and their word Babi = stranger, which they use as a word of greeting -- these Bubis are undoubtedly a very early African race.

    Travels in West Africa

  • (of which at least 60 percent are Jews), in Babi Yar, a ravine about

    What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?: Timeline

  • "We must support asylum seekers such as Babi, and there is an obligation on the Westminster government to defend those people who face persecution in their respective countries.

    BlogCymru.com

  • Still, I think most Afghans remain hopeful about their country’s partnership with the U.S. and many echo the sentiment of Babi in

    Khaled Hosseini - An interview with author

  • “Mammy, why do they throw sand in our eyes?” a girl could be heard screaming from the 30-foot-deep ravine, Babi Yar.

    All the gaping mouths without a voice

  • Dan believes it is quite possible that Arthur was murdered at Babi Yar, the ravine outside Kiev where tens of thousands of Jews, Gypsies and Soviet prisoners of war were killed from September 1941 onwards.

    Dan Edelstyn: My quest for the family spirit

  • Some of these actions, such as the Babi Yar massacre, are hard to take, but their depiction commands attention.

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