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Any of the 114 chapters or sections of the Koran.
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(Koran) any of the 114 chapters of the Koran
[C17: from Arabic sūrah section]
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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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|Noun||1.||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"
|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
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