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Oxford dictionary definition of the word Alawite:
Alaouite or Alawite (ˈæləˌwiːt Pronunciation for )
a member of a Shiite sect of Syrian Muslims
of or relating to this sect
via French from Arabic, from ‘alaoui upper, celestial, from ‘ala (vb) to excel, surpass