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Quran

or Qur·ʾan

[ koo-rahn, koo-ran ]
/ kʊˈrɑn, kʊˈræn /
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noun
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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Origin of Quran

First recorded in 1615–25; from Arabic qur'ān “reading, recitation,” from qara'a “to read, recite”
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British Dictionary definitions for Quran

Qur'an
/ (kʊˈrɑːn, -ˈræn) /

noun
a variant of Koran
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