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Alkoran

or Alcoran

[al-kaw-rahn, -ran, -koh-] /ˌæl kɔˈrɑn, -ˈræn, -koʊ-/
noun
1.
the Koran.
Origin of Alkoran
1325-1375
1325-75; < Arabic al-qur'ān literally, reading (aloud); replacing Middle English alkaro(u)n < Middle French or Medieval Latin
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  • The Alkoran saith moreover: 'Wherever we may be, and whatever we may be, everywhere we are all of us in the hand of Allah.'

  • On every table in the council-chamber stood an Alkoran—ten copies in one room.

British Dictionary definitions for Alkoran

Alkoran

/ˌælkɒˈrɑːn/
noun
1.
a less common name for the Koran
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