Definition of Quran

1. Noun. The sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina.

Exact synonyms: Al-qur'an, Book, Koran
Generic synonyms: Religious Text, Religious Writing, Sacred Text, Sacred Writing
Terms within: Sura
Derivative terms: Koranic



Definition of Quran

1. n. See Koran.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quran

Quiscalus quiscula
Quitman
Quito
Quiverfull
Quixote
Qum
Quonset
Quonset hut
Quonsets
Quoratean
Quorn
Quotron
Quotrons
Qur'an
Qur'ans
Quran (current term)
Quranically
R
R&D
R&F
R&O
R&R
R'n'R
R's
R-1
R-2
R-R interval
R-banding
R-banding stain
R-coloured vowel

Literary usage of Quran

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1. Islam and Christianity in India and the Far East by Elwood Morris Wherry (1907)
"As the Quran is the main source of authority in doctrine, so the Traditions are the chief source of knowledge in respect to all questions of practice. ..."

2. Islam and Christianity in India and the Far East by Elwood Morris Wherry (1907)
"As the Quran is the main source of authority in doctrine, so the Traditions are the chief source of knowledge in respect to all questions of practice. ..."

3. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1846)
"It is a translation of the Quran (Koran) into Urdu or Hindustani, with preface and notes, in Roman character. It is mainly intended as a help to ..."

4. A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of by University of Chicago Library, Edgar Johnson Goodspeed, Martin Sprengling (1912)
"Contents: The Quran, in Arabic, Suras 2:1536—12:45a. The name John Hattersley (or -by?) is written on the recto of the end-paper. Inside the front cover are ..."

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