Meaning of 'ALAWITE in English

'ALAWITE

/al"euh weet', al'euh weet"/ , n. Islam.

a member of a Shi'ite sect inhabiting the coastal district of Latakia in northwest Syria.

Also, 'Alawi /al"euh wee/ . Also called Nusairi .

[ Alawi + -ITE 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .