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Al Sirat

[al si-raht] /æl sɪˈrɑt/
noun, Islam.
1.
the correct path of religion.
2.
the bridge, fine as a razor's edge, over which all who enter paradise must pass.
Origin
< Arabic, equivalent to al the + ṣirāṭ road < Latin (via) strāta paved (way). See street
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Al Sirat

/ˌæl sɪˈræt/
noun (Islam)
1.
the correct path of religion
2.
the razor-edged bridge by which all who enter paradise must pass
Word Origin
from Arabic: the road, from Latin via strāta paved way
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