Koran

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noun Ko·ran \kə-ˈran, -ˈrän; ˈkȯr-ˌan\

Definition of Koran

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

Koranic

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Quranic

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Qur'anic

\kə-ˈra-nik\ adjective

Variants of koran

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Quran

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Qur'an

\kə-ˈran, -ˈrän; ku̇-\

Origin and Etymology of koran

Arabic qur'ān


First Known Use: circa 1615

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KORAN Defined for English Language Learners

Koran

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noun Ko·ran \kə-ˈran, -ˈrän; ˈkȯr-ˌan\

Definition of Koran for English Language Learners

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


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