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Definition of Koran

  KORAN   noun
A book which the Mohammedans foolishly believe to have been written by divine inspiration, but which Christians know to be a wicked imposture, contradictory to the Holy Scriptures.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
k??r?:n n. (also Qur'an) the Islamic sacred book, believed to be the word of God as dictated to Muhammad and written down in Arabic. °°Koranic adj. [Arab. kur' an recitation f. kara' a read]

Last updated: 9/3/2011 12:48:30