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Koran

book which contains the Islamic religious and moral code; the standard work of classical Arabic, 1610s, from Arabic qur'an "a reading, recitation, book," from root of quara-a "he read, recited." Related: Koranic.

updated on April 08, 2016

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Definitions of Koran from WordNet

Koran (n.)
the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina;
Synonyms: Quran / al-Qur'an / Book
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