Part of speech: noun

The Mohammedan scripture.

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Usage examples "koran":

  1. The same applies to the Semitic family which comprises, as its most important members, the Hebrew of the Old Testament, the Arabic of the Koran, and the ancient languages on the monuments of Phoenicia and Carthage, of Babylon and Assyria. - "A Manual of the Antiquity of Man", J. P. MacLean.
  2. Still, the Master's word was law even above Al Koran. - "The Flying Legion", George Allan England.
  3. The Moslems generally try to secure a strip of this cloth as a mark for the Koran, or for some such purpose. - "Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah", Sir Richard Francis Burton.