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or Qur·'an also Qur·an  (kə-răn′, -rän′, kô-, kō-)
The sacred text of Islam, considered by Muslims to contain the revelations of God to Muhammad.

[Arabic (al-)qur'ān, (the) reading, recitation, Koran, from qara'a, to read, recite; see qrʔ in Semitic roots.]

Ko·ran′ic adj.


(kəˈrɑn, -ˈræn, kɔ-, koʊ-)

the sacred text of Islam, divided into 114 chapters, or suras: revered as the word of God, dictated to Muhammad by the archangel Gabriel, and accepted as the foundation of Islamic law, religion, culture, and politics.
Often, Qur'an.
[1615–25; < Arabic qur'ān book, akin to qara'a to read, recite]
Ko•ran′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Quran - the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and MedinaQuran - the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
sura - one of the sections (or chapters) in the Koran; "the Quran is divided in 114 suras"


Qur'an [kɔːˈrɑːn kɔːˈræn] n
the Quran → le Coran
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