Al Sirat


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Al Sirat

(ˌæl sɪˈræt)
n
1. (Islam) the correct path of religion
2. (Islam) the razor-edged bridge by which all who enter paradise must pass
[from Arabic: the road, from Latin via strāta paved way]
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We have laid our cards on the table, talking straight following daang matuwid [straight path] or Al Sirat Al Mustaqim," he said.
This event was confined to six-year-olds who had not previously finished in the first three, and the Keith Hadnett-ridden Baron Aron was held up as Sir Al Sirat cut out the early running.