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su·ra

 (so͝or′ə)
n. Islam
Any of the 114 chapters or sections of the Koran.

[Arabic sūra, from Aramaic šurā, absolute form of šurətā, row, line; see šwr in Semitic roots.]
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sura

(ˈsʊərə)
n
(Koran) any of the 114 chapters of the Koran
[C17: from Arabic sūrah section]
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su•ra

or su•rah

(ˈsʊər ə)

n., pl. -ras or -rahs.
any of the 114 chapters of the Koran.
[1655–65; < Arabic sūrah literally, row, step, rung]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sura - one of the sections (or chapters) in the Koran; "the Quran is divided in 114 suras"
section, subdivision - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
al-Qur'an, Koran, Quran, Book - the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
2.sura - the muscular back part of the shank
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
shank - the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
mid-calf - the middle of the calf; half way between the knee and ankle
gastrocnemius, gastrocnemius muscle - the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf; responsible for the plantar flexion of the foot
soleus, soleus muscle - a broad flat muscle in the calf of the leg under the gastrocnemius muscle
Achilles tendon, tendon of Achilles - a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf
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Translations
surata

sura

[ˈsʊərə] Nsura m
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The repetitive sounds of a shaking earth's doom is from the 90th Quranic chapter, 'Az Zalzala' [The Earthquake]; then there is the 18th chapter, 'Al Kahf' [The Cave] which speaks of the doomsday when God will cause the mountains to disappear; the vision of mountains flying away like shreds of cotton wool appears in a supremely sonorous 'Al Qariaa' [The Striking Calamity], the 101st chapter, and so on.
On the bigger margins of the carpet and in three directions part of a Quranic chapter (Baqarah) is written in Sols that start from the right side goes to the left and part of it is located on the north side of the carpet.
When Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) Companions asked him about Allah, Allah revealed the chapter of Ikhls (Holy Quranic Chapter No.