Koran: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ku-rän', -ran', kô-, kō-), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
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