Koran

noun Ko·ran \ kə-ˈran , -ˈrän ; ˈkȯr-ˌan \
variants: or or Qur'an play \kə-ˈran, -ˈrän; ku̇-\

Definition of Koran

: the book composed of sacred writings accepted by Muslims as revelations made to Muhammad by Allah through the angel Gabriel

Koranic

or less commonly Quranic or Qur'anic play \kə-ˈra-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of koran

Arabic qur'ān

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KORAN Defined for English Language Learners

Koran

Definition of Koran for English Language Learners

  • : the book of sacred writings used in the Muslim religion


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Koran

noun Ko·ran \ kə-ˈran , -ˈrän \

Definition of Koran for Students

: a book of sacred writings accepted by Muslims as revealed to Muhammad by Allah

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