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dhikr



Pronunciation: (dik'ur), [key]
n.,
pl. dhikrs, dhikr.
Islam.
1. a meeting of dervishes at which a phrase containing a name of God is chanted rhythmically to induce a state of ecstasy.
2. each set of passages from the Koran so chanted, with its accompanying ritual. Also,zikr.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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