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"chapter of the Quran," 1610s, from Arabic surah, literally "step, degree."
sura su·ra (sur'ə)
n. pl. su·rae (sur'ē)
The calf of the leg. Also called su'ral.
a leading figure in Catiline's conspiracy (63 BC) to seize control of the Roman government.