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Al Sirat

[al si-raht]
noun Islam.
  1. the correct path of religion.
  2. the bridge, fine as a razor's edge, over which all who enter paradise must pass.
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Origin of Al Sirat

< Arabic, equivalent to al the + ṣirāṭ road < Latin (via) strāta paved (way). See street
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British Dictionary definitions for al sirat

Al Sirat

noun Islam
  1. the correct path of religion
  2. the razor-edged bridge by which all who enter paradise must pass
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Word Origin

from Arabic: the road, from Latin via strāta paved way
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