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Alkoran

or Al·co·ran

[ al-kaw-rahn, -ran, -koh- ]
/ ˌæl kɔˈrɑn, -ˈræn, -koʊ- /
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noun

the Koran.

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Origin of Alkoran

1325–75; <Arabic al-qur'ān literally, reading (aloud); replacing Middle English alkaro(u)n<Middle French or Medieval Latin
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  • On every table in the council-chamber stood an Alkoran—ten copies in one room.

  • Of several religious works of Budova that have been preserved, the already-mentioned Anti-Alkoran is most worthy of notice.

  • The Alkoran saith moreover: 'Wherever we may be, and whatever we may be, everywhere we are all of us in the hand of Allah.'

British Dictionary definitions for Alkoran

Alkoran

Alcoran

/ (ˌælkɒˈrɑːn) /

noun

a less common name for the Koran
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